Rava / Sooji /Semolina - 1/2 cup
Chopped carrot - 1 cup
( grind it to a semi fine paste, add 1 tbsp of ghee and fry till raw smell has disappeared completely or fry the carrot paste it ghee add some water and pressure cook till soft .)
Boiling water - 1 & 1/2 cups
Sugar - 1 cup
( add more or less according to the sweetness of the carrot)
Ghee - 1/4 cup
( add more or less)
Chopped cashew nuts - 1 tsp
Cardamom powder -1/4 tsp
Saffron strings few for garnish
Fry nuts & raisins in 1/2 tsp 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. Add the fried carrot paste and give a nice mix. Switch off the flame & keep it aside.
Boil water and pour this into the rava carrot mixture. Mix well to make sure there are no lumps.
Switch on the stove ,cover & in very low flame cook till water has evaporated & rava is cooked.
Now add the sugar and ghee mix it well till everything is well combined and kesari leaves the sides of the pan.
Switch off the stove add nuts , saffron strings & cardamom powder, mix & serve them hot or warm.
a) Fry rava well otherwise your kesari will be sticky.
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