Rava Sooji Recipe

Rava Kesari is a popular South Indian sweet dish. It’s made out of semolina. Looks similarly like sooji ka halwa but tastes even better. Quick and easy Rava Kesari recipe.


  • 1/2 cup semolina.
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp clarified butter.
  • 1/4 tsp orange food color.
  • 1/2 cup sugar.
  • 1.5 cup water.
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder.
  • 1/4 cup cashew and raisins.


  1. In a pan heat clarified butter add cashew and raisins and fry it for few seconds.
  2. Take it out in a bowl.
  3. Add semolina and roast it for 2-3 mins.
  4. In a wok add water and add orange food color and bring it to a boil.
  5. Add roasted semolina and stir continuously.
  6. Once starts combining add sugar and mix well.
  7. Sugar melts and cooked well.
  8. Add clarified butter and mix well and cook till clarified butter absorbs well.
  9. Add cardamom powder, fried cashew and raisins and mix well.