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Jaggery Rava Kesari Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1/2 cup Semolina
  • 1.5 cups Water
  • 3/4 cup Powdered Jaggery
  • 1/4 cup Melted Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cashews
  • 1 tsp Raisins


  • Heat two tablespoons of ghee in a pan.
  • Add and fry the cashews until golden color. Add the raisins and fry until they plump up.
  • Keep them aside.
  • In the same pan, add the semolina and roast on a low flame until light golden color.
  • Transfer the semolina to a plate and set aside.
  • Bring water to a boil.
  • Add the roasted semolina little by little, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • Cover it with a lid and let it cook on a low flame for a few minutes or until the semolina gets cooked.
  • Add the jaggery and mix it well.
  • Add the remaining ghee and mix well.
  • Let the jaggery dissolves completely.
  • Keep stirring for a few minutes or until the mixture thickens and forms as a mass.
  • Add the fried cashews and raisins and combine.
  • Turn off the flame and serve warm or cold.