Rava - 1 cup
Sugar - 2 cups
Water - 3cups
Ghee - 3tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Food colour(Orange) - a pinch (Optional)
Dry roast rava and keep it aside. Heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a kadai fry cashewnuts & raisins. Once done,take them out of ghee.Now add 3 cups of water(to the ghee in kadai), bring it boil. Add roasted rava and stir continously. Once it thickens and separates from the kadai add sugar, 1 tbsp of ghee and 1 tbsp of oil. Stir it for around 5 minutes. Add cardamom powder and food colour, stir to mix it evenly.Now add fried cashewnuts and raisins.Mix well.
Delicious Rava Kesari is ready. Tastes yum while hot.