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Dry Fruit Kesari Recipe

Dry Fruit Kesari is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 cup - dry fruits (chopped dates, raisins, Cranberries and other nuts)
  • 1/2 cup - rava
  • 3 tbsp - Sugar
  • 2 tsp - Ghee
  • 1 pinch - Cardamom powder
  • 6 - Almonds
  • 1 cup - water
  • 3 to 4 drops - food color optional (yellow, Orange or red)
  • How to Make Dry Fruit Kesari:

    1. Stir-fry rava with 1 tsp ghee on low flame till the smell of raw grain goes. Set it aside for later use.
    2. Saute dry fruits for 5-10 seconds in a pan with 1 tbsp ghee on low flame.
    3. Add water, sugar, cardamom powder and food colour to them and increase heat to high flame.
    4. Add roasted rava to boiling water slowly and smoothen out any lumps and mix well.
    5. Reduce heat and keep stirring continuously till the mixture is cooked.
    6. Grease a plate and pour 'kesari' into it. Let it cool and get set.
    7. Cut it into smaller pieces and garnish it with an almond.


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