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Kesar Rawa Sheera Recipe

Kesar Rawa Sheera is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 500 g - Rawa (semolina)
  • 6 tbsp - Wheat flour
  • 600 g - Sugar
  • 14 to 16 green Cardamoms (peeled)
  • 2 cups - Ghee
  • 20 Almonds (sliced)
  • 8 cups - water
  • 1 tbsp - Milk
  • 35 strands Saffron
  • How to Make Kesar Rawa Sheera:

    1. Sieve the rawa.
    2. Lightly heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel.
    3. Add the rawa and wheat flour and saute on a low flame stirring continuously till the rawa is aromatic and a shade darker than golden.
    4. Remove from gas and keep aside.
    5. Boil the water with sugar.
    6. After a boil add a tbsp of milk.
    7. Spoon off the dirt that collects on the top.
    8. Add cardamoms and saffron.
    9. Boil till the sugar dissolves completely.
    10. Add the sugar syrup to the rawa, stirring continuously.
    11. Return to gas and cook the sheera, stirring continuously, till all the water dries.
    12. Place the vessel on a pre-heated tawa.
    13. Simmer for few minutes.
    14. Garnish with sliced almonds and serve hot.


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