Rava/Sooji/Semolina - 1 cup
Water - 3 cups
Sugar - 1 & 3/4 cup
Ghee - 1/2 cup
Chopped almonds & cashew nuts - 2tsp
Cardamom powder -1/2 tsp
Yellow food colour-a generous pinch
Fry nuts & raisins in 1tsp of ghee till light brown & keep it aside.
In the same pan add the ghee & rava.Fry it in medium low flame till colour changes & nice aroma comes.Switch off the flame & keep it aside.
Boil water with little food colour,pour this into the rava.Mix well to make sure there are no lumps.
Switch on the flame,cover & in very low flame cook till water has evaporated & cooked.
Now add the sugar & cardamom powder,mix it well till everything is well combined.
Switch off the stove add nuts & cardamom powder,mix & serve them warm.
a) Fry rava well otherwise your kesari will be sticky.
b) If you have a sweet tooth add 1/4 cup more for the above quantity.
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