You all know my love for kesari, i have quite a few variation in my blog starting from the basic rava kesari, semiya kesari to the rich milk kesari. You can check my other kesari recipes too. This is another version of my pineapple kesari, it has a lots of mixed fruits and nuts in them. It taste simply delicious. Great for parties..So give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 30 mins
Serves : 5 to 6
Rava / Sooji - 1 cup
Sugar - 1.5 cup
Water - 1 cup
Milk - 1 cup
Apples - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Orange - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Pomegranate - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Grapes - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Ripe Banana - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Badam - 10
Cashews - 10
Kishmish / Sultanas - 2 tblspn
Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
Yellow Food Colouring a pinch
Take 2 tblspn of ghee in a kadai. Add in the nuts and kishmish. Saute till golden, drain and set aside.
Now in the same ghee add in all fruits and saute for couple of mins.
Now in the near by stove, place a sauce pan, take milk and water in the sauce pan. Add in the sauted fruits and food colour. Bring it to boil.
Now in the kadai which you sauted fruits, There will be few drops of ghee left, if not add a tsp of ghee and add in rava and saute for 2 mins.
Now add in the boiled milk and fruit mix. Mix well. Keep stiring. It will get thick.
Once it get thick and rava is cooked, add in sugar and mix well.
Keep stiring, it will get liquidy first then it will get thick.
Once it reaches a thick stage, add in cardamom powder and mix well.
Add in 1 tblspn of ghee and mix well.
Add in fried nuts and mix.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Prepare your fruits|
|heat a tblspn of ghee|
|add the nuts and dried fruits|
|fry till golden|
|now in the remaining ghee|
|add in all the fruits|
|saute for 2 mins in ghee|
|while it is sauteing, take milk in a sauce pan|
|add in water|
|now add in the sauted fruits in this|
|add some kesari colour and bring this to a boil|
|Now in the same kadai, add in rava|
|saute for 2 mins|
|add in the hot fruit milk mix|
|keep mixing, it will get thick|
|now it has started to leave the sides and rava is cooked|
|add in sugar|
|now it will get thick|
|add in cardamom powder|
|some more ghee|
|mix well..it is done now|
|add in nuts|
|mix and cover|