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Friday, November 7, 2008


The name Kesari Bath is known in Karnataka State- South India
Kesari Bath is also known as Rava Kesari or Kesari in Tamil Nadu
This is a very simple Sweet which can be prepared in short time
The colour of this is Kesari Colour and hence the name has come into prominence.

Semolina (Rava) – 1 cup
Water - 2 cups
Sugar – 1 ½ cup
Ghee 3 Table Spoons
Orange or yellow colour – 1 pinch
Cashew, raisins. pista - 2 tsps

Preparation Method

Keep pan in the oven
Add 1 table spoon of ghee to pan
Add Rava, roast for 5mins and remove rava from the Pan and keep separately
Add 2 cups of water to the frying pan and boil the same
Add 1 pinch of kesari colour powder
Keep in low heat. Add roasted rava in the boiling water in pan keep stirring continuously without allowing it to form lumps. 

Then add sugar and mix well.
Simmer the gas and cook for 15 mins and later stir and mix well.
Now in another small pan add 2 tsps of Ghee.
Add cashews in ghee and fry till it turns little brown
Now add raisins (dry grapes) to cashew and fry till turns brown

Garnish with pista.

It can be served with hot upma combination or like that itself.


Jayanthy Kumaran on June 25, 2010 at 2:40 AM said...

Dear Sara,

Really tempting recipe. Nice presentation with lovely click

Unknown on July 23, 2010 at 6:25 AM said...

Sara, I am such a biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig fan of this recipe. I love it anytime of the day :)


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