How to Make Sweet Kesari Bath

Kesari Bath is the delicious sweet dish receipe in south India & mostly prepared during festivals and special occassions. In Hotels it is usually served with Upma or Karabath.

Serves : 4
Preparation time : 15mins

  • Rava/Sooji 1 cup
  • Sugar 1 3/4cup.(according to your taste)
  • Oil
  • Ghee
  • Raisins(dry grapes) 2 tbl spns
  • Cashews 1 tbl spn
  • Orange color a pinch or saffron strands 7-8
  • Cardamom powder ½ tea spn

Heat oil and ghee, add cashews and fry till it turns slightly brown and then add raisins. Now add water(double the measure of rava/sooji) and a pinch of orange color. When the water starts boiling add rava slowly and stirring continuously. When the rava is completely cooked add sugar and cardamom powder and keep stirring till sugar melts completely.Finally add a tbl spoon of ghee , stir and serve hot.

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14 Responses

  1. Mridula
    Mridula 24 November, 2012 at 3:05 pm | | Reply

    Sounds yum and simple enough for me too! Will try this out.
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  2. anjan roy
    anjan roy 25 November, 2012 at 10:38 am | | Reply

    It’s really a nice one…have one question to ask though(being an amateur cook)
    does Upma contain sugar? As far as i know it’s a salty preparation…i suppose Upma which i know is different from Kesari Bath or Kara bath
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  3. Sabyasachi Patra | Wild India
    Sabyasachi Patra | Wild India 26 November, 2012 at 11:59 am | | Reply

    Thanks for sharing the recipe. Will try my hands sometime :)

  4. Murthy
    Murthy 26 November, 2012 at 3:28 pm | | Reply

    Roopa, Your halwa photo itself make me grab it at once..!..happy blogging..!
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  5. esakkimuthu
    esakkimuthu 28 May, 2013 at 11:43 pm | | Reply

    ha,,,haa..i’m going to prepare kesari bath….thanks roopas………

  6. mallikarjuna hb
    mallikarjuna hb 13 July, 2013 at 4:47 pm | | Reply

    thanks madam. i will try it in my home

  7. yashodha .Rai
    yashodha .Rai 25 September, 2013 at 9:45 pm | | Reply

    now i want to prepare kesari….

  8. sangee
    sangee 22 November, 2013 at 7:16 pm | | Reply

    i made it, it was really good

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