Rava - 1 cup
Sugar - 2 cups
Milk - 3 cups
Cashewnuts - 15(roasted)
Raisins - 15(roasted)
Ghee - 5 tbs
kesari powder - a pinch
Saffron - a pinch (optional)
Cardamom powder - 2 tsp
In a thick bottomed pan fry cashews and raisins in ghee.
After that , roast rava to light golden yellow colour in ghee and keep aside.
Heat 3 cups of milk in the same pan add the colouring and
the saffron when it comes to a boil.
In a medium heat add the rava slowly in the boiling milk,
constantly stirring, and mix well.
The rava has to cook well , add sugar and stir slow and throughly .
When the sugar is fully dissolved , the kesari'll become watery,
Give some more time to the kesari to absorb all the sugar.
When it come back to its thick consistancy,
add the remaining ghee and cardamom powder.
Keep stirring until the kesari starts leaving the sides of the pan.
Garnish with the fried cashews and raisins and a spoon of Ghee.