2 cups semolina flour (dry roasted) 2 cups coconut milk (can substitute low fat milk)
1 cup sugar
1 tsp cardamom powder
2 tbs cashew nuts
2 tbs raisins (opt)
1/2 cup Ghee
Shallow fry cashew nuts and raisins with 2 tsp of ghee and keep aside.
Boil milk with sugar in the same pan.
When sugar dissolves completely, add cardamom powder and color.
Add semolina flour to the boiling milk gradually while stirring continuously.
Reduce the heat to medium level. Stir until it cooked and leaving the sides of the pan.
Add ghee and mix it again.
Finally add cashew nuts and raisins.
Ready to serve according to your choice of serving.
What if we substitute white crystal sugar to palm sugar? Not bad! Just try it yourself and please comment on your outcome. This is my own recipe. Members at home happy with the taste, something different. Have a try!
Palm Sugar Kesari
2 cups semolina flour (dry roasted) 2 cups full cream milk 3/4 cup palm sugar 1 tsp cardamom powder 2 tbs cashew nuts 2 tbs raisins / any other dry fruits like dried cranberries 1/2 cup ghee
Roast cashew nuts and raisins in 1 tsp ghee and keep aside.
Boil milk in a saucepan. Add sugar and let it dissolve.
Add cardamom powder.
Reduce heat. Add semolina slowly and stir continuously until it leaves the pan
Add ghee, cashews and dry fruits and mix well.