Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets) | How to make Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets)

By Shreela Sasidharan  |  12th May 2016  |  
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Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets)by Shreela Sasidharan
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    10

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  • Serves

    5

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About Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets) Recipe

One of the most traditional South Indian Sweet. Also an intrinsic part & all time favorite part of all functions down South. Most importantly need no expertise and even a novice came come up with a yummylicious product, as it requires very less number of ingredients. All of them easily available in our kitchen cabinets.So,here we go.

Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets)

Ingredients to make Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets)

  • semolina/ Suji / Bombay Rawa - 1 cup roasted
  • sugar -2 & 1/4 katori
  • ghee - 3/4 katori
  • water - 3 katoris
  • Cardammon /elaichi powder
  • Kesar/ saffron - few strands
  • Slivers of pistachios - almonds for garnishing

How to make Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets)

  1. Roast Rawa / Suji or heat in a pan. Keep aside. In the same pan add ghee, when it melts, add the roasted suji.
  2. Stir till you get a nice aroma.
  3. Meanwhile on the other stove keep water for boiling, add saffron/ kesar strands in it. Kesar will release beautiful color and aroma. Need to add sufficient strands so that you get a deep yellowish orange color.
  4. Add this boiling kesar water to the roasted suji and keep stirring till it slightly thickens. Now add the sugar. Mixture will loosen up as the sugar melts .
  5. Keep stirring continuously. The mixture will soon get thickened. Keep Stirring until it becomes really thick starts leaving the sides of kadai.
  6. Remove from stove, mix in the cardamon / each powder and allow to cool.
  7. Transfer to serving dish, garnish with slivers of pistachios and almonds

Reviews for Kesari - Kesariya Suji ka halwa (the most traditional South Indian Sweets) (3)

Lavanya Haria year ago

Nice
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Evelyn Shilpa2 years ago

Yummy, thanks for sharing the recipe.
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Ishika Uppal2 years ago

Beautiful colour
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