Kesar Rava Halwa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - rawa
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 2.5 cups - water
  • 5 - almonds, slivered
  • 10 - cashews, broken
  • 10 to 12 - raisins
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp - nutmeg powder
  • 2 pinches - saffron soaked in 1 tbsp of warm milk
  • A few drops of yellow food color
  • 3 tbsp - ghee

How to Make Kesar Rava Halwa

  • Heat ghee in a large heavy pan, add rava. Stir and roast on low flame for 7-8 mins.
  • Bring water to a boil and add sugar.
  • Add the boiling water to the rava, little at a time stirring continuously.
  • When well mixed, check rava grain between fingers and taste for sweetness.
  • Adjust sweetness, and add more boiling water if grain is hard.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, cover and simmer till ghee separates.
  • Add colour and mix well.
  • Grease a katori or steel cup.
  • Press hot halwa inside it, and unmould onto a plate.
  • Garnish with a few slivers of almonds and cashews.
  • Serve hot.