Rava Kesari Recipe
Rava Kesari using pressure cooker - a fool proof method for beginners.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 3 to 4 servings
- Rava or Sooji - 1 cup
- Sugar - 2 cups
- Ghee - 1/2 cup
- Cashew nuts - 10 broken
- Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
- Water - 3 cups
- Kesari food color – 1/8 tsp
Heat a pressure cooker, add ghee and let it melt.
Add broken cashewnuts and rava.
Roast over low flame till the aroma arises. This should take 4 to 5 mins.
Meanwhile in another stove, mix together water and sugar in a sauce pan.
Cook over medium flame mixing till the sugar dissolves completely. No need for string consistency.
Add food color and cardamom to the roasting rava.
Pour the steaming hot sugar solution over the rava and mix once.
Immediately close with lid and place the weight in the vent valve.
Switch off the stove. Leave the cooker undisturbed for at least 20 mins.
After 20 mins, open lid and mix well.
Rava Kesari is ready.
Serve hot or warm.