Thursday, November 18, 2010

sooji halwa(rava kesari)

sooji halwa is well known sweet, mostly we make this as a naivedyam. This is very very easy recipe.

  • 1 cup sooji or semolina or ravva
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 21/2 cups water or milk
  • 1/4 tsp  orange food color (optional)
  • 2 Tbls cashew nuts
  • 2 Tbls raisins  
  • 1/2 cup Ghee or Butter
         Take a non-stick pan melt the ghee or butter add cashew nuts and raisins lightly roast them then add sooji and keep mixing it on low flame till it gives you fragrance and  color. Add sugar and mix it once then immediately add water or milk at this point you should be careful after adding sugar don't wait long time. Increase the heat low to medium and mix well then add color if you want extra sugar you can add. when it starts to leave the bottom switch of the flame cover it with lid.


aipi said...

This is my family favorite..yours look absolutely rich n delicious..yum yum!

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rekhas kitchen said...

kesari looks perfect nice color too..

Pushpa said...

Kesari looks so Yummy,my fav any day.