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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Sajjige/Rava Kesari Type 2

Sajjige this is a sweet prepared for Sathyanarayan Pooja or Pournima Pooja or any ocassion. This was prepared by my Mother in law for Aadi Perukku. It was very tasty. I have prepared another version of Kesari Bath and Pineapple Kesari taught by my  Dad.


Ingredients
Chiroti Rava/Upma Rava - 1 cup
Water -  2.5 cups
Sugar - 1.5 cups (If you like less sweet can reduce accordingly)
Ghee - 1/2 cup
Banana - 1/2 no(chopped)
Cashews/Raisins - 2 tspns
Elachi powder/Cardamom - a pinch

Preparation Method
Boil water and keep aside.
Heat a kadai, add 1/2 tspn ghee and fry cashews and raisins till brown. Transfer it to a plate.
In the same kadai, add 1/2 tspn ghee and roast rava till you get good aroma and slightly brown.
Now add warm water and mix it. You can use whisk for easy mixing and to avoid lumps.
The mixture should not be very thick it should be thin. Reduce flame and wait till rava is completely cooked.
Add little ghee and mix. Now add sugar and mix well. Add chopped banana, a pinch of elachi powder and mix well.
It should not be thick. So it will be soft later. Add left over ghee.
Off the fire and add the fried cashwes and raisins.


Offer to God and then enjoy.

Sajjige is ready for Prasadam.


Notes :

- You can skip banana and prepare. 
- You can also lessen ghee and add oil or vanaspati.
- Can be consumed within 2-3 days, need not be refridgerated.

14 comments:

Ambreen on August 4, 2011 at 6:24 PM said...

Looks fantastic, the addition of banana sounds interesting :)

khushi on August 4, 2011 at 6:55 PM said...

rawa kesri!!....truly delicious.....lovely recipe
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Rekha shoban on August 4, 2011 at 7:03 PM said...

i love kesari very much...i know u will do perfectly...nice click!

aipi on August 4, 2011 at 8:55 PM said...

Looks so rich n delish!
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Priti on August 4, 2011 at 9:10 PM said...

Nice adding banana ...I will try this Sara

Krithi's Kitchen on August 4, 2011 at 10:06 PM said...

Adding banana is new to me! sounds super good

Rachana on August 4, 2011 at 10:24 PM said...

Looks so rich n yumm!!!

Paaka Shaale on August 4, 2011 at 11:50 PM said...

Thanks so much that lovely comment Saraswathi. Your sajjige looks wonderful. Can't take my eyes off the photograph :)

Prathima Rao on August 5, 2011 at 12:16 AM said...

Loved the addition of bananas!!! Nice & fudgy sheera :)
Prathima Rao
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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal on August 5, 2011 at 12:39 AM said...

I too love this prasadam recipe, adding chopped banana is new for me, must have tasted great !!!

Pushpa on August 5, 2011 at 1:50 AM said...

Delicious prasadam.

Torviewtoronto on August 5, 2011 at 3:03 AM said...

this looks delicious

Premalatha Aravindhan on August 5, 2011 at 8:46 AM said...

Nice version sara,luks delicious...

jeyashrisuresh on August 5, 2011 at 11:04 AM said...

nice version of kesari

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