Almond and Orange Rava Kesari

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 cup - rava (sooji)
  • 1 cup - water
  • 3/4 cup - fresh orange juice
  • 2 pinches - orange food color/kesari powder
  • 3/4 cup - sugar or adjust to your taste
  • 4 tbsp - ghee
  • 10 - raisins
  • 10 - almonds
  • 4 pinches - Cardamom powder
  • 10 - cashew nuts

How to Make Almond and Orange Rava Kesari

  • Dry roast the almonds and powder them coarsely. Keep aside.
  • Dry roast the rava till golden brown.
  • Heat water in a separate pan.
  • When water starts to boil, add the food colour and sugar.
  • Once the sugar gets dissolved completely, turn it to medium flame.
  • Now, add the roasted rava. Stir continuously to avoid lumps while adding the rava.
  • Once the water gets+AD162 absorbed fully, add the freshly extracted orange juice and coarsely powdered almonds.
  • Keep mixing the contents till the rava gets cooked well.
  • Meanwhile, heat ghee in a small separate pan.
  • Add raisin, cashew and cardamom powder.
  • Once the cashews turn golden brown, add the ghee mixture to the kesari and mix well.
  • Serve warm.
  • Recipe courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen