Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Kesar Bath..

Ingredients : semolina (rava) -1 cup sugar - 1 cup water - 2 1/2 cups pistas slivered or cashew 5 almonds slivered10-12 ( cut into small pieces) raisins1/4 tsp. cardamom powder - 2 pinches saffron, soaked in 1 tbsp. warm milk Few drops yellow colour (optional) Ghee - 3 tbsp. ghee Method: Heat ghee in a large heavy pan, add rava. Stir and roast on low for 7-8 minutes or till aroma exudes. Side by side, put water to boil, add sugar, bring to a boil. Add boiling water to the rava, little at a time stirring continuously. Adjust sweetness, and add more boiling water if grain is hard. Add the remaining ingredients, cover and simmer till ghee separates. Add colour if desired and mix well. Add the nuts & raisins Method using Micro wave : Take ghee + nuts, in a pan fry it for a minute. Take out and Pour the water and boil it for 3 minutes. Take out and Add rava and the colour and cook for 3 minutes. Take out and Add sugar and then again cook for 3 more minutes and If needed, add some more ghee with the mixture. Add cardomom and mix it well.serve it hot or cold.

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