Rava Saffron Kesari Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Diwali , Chirstmas, Birthday Party
Recipe Type Sweets
Cuisine South Indian

Rava Saffron Kesari is a traditional sweet. In our hometown, this is made first for any occasion. The reason may be, very easily available & minimal ingredients are only needed to prepare this sweet. I make this often in the evenings with tea just to break a boring mood. So, try and enjoy!


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Rava 1.5 cup 961.2 2.81
Sugar 2 cup 1548
Water 3 cup 0
Cashew Nut 8 nos 132.24 10.56
Raisins 6 nos 35.88
Ghee 0.5 cup 1033.76 112 29.12
Saffron 1 few 19.8 0.28
Salt 1 as required 0
3730.88 125.65 29.12

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Heat a tsp Ghee in kadai, fry the raisin Till fluffy(do not brown it), fry the Cashew Nut Till light golden brown and keep aside.
  2. 2 In the same kadai, add the Rava and fry in slow flame stiring continuously careful not to burn) for 5 mins Till.
  3. 3 The raw smell goes, convert to a vessel. {.] Now add Water in the kadai and bring to bOil with a pinch of Salt.
  4. 4 When the Water is bOiling, add the Rava slowly continuosly stirring with one hand without forming lumps.
  5. 5 Now add the Saffron dissolve in Milk.
  6. 6 When all the Water gets absorbed and the Rava is cooked well, start adding the Sugar and keep stiring by adding Ghee occasionallyand all while stiring.
  7. 7 Finally, when the kesari comes without sticking in the kadai, add the Cashew Nut, raisin and give a stir.
  8. 8 Add Ghee on top and turn off the flame.