Quinoa Kesari | How to make Quinoa Kesari

By Usha Nayaka  |  1st Feb 2018  |  
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About Quinoa Kesari Recipe

Quinoa Kesari is a delicious and healthy sweet that is also an easy and quick to make recipe has a preparation similar to Rava Kesari/ Sheera. Kesari Bhat is a popular and easy sweet dish from Karnataka. It is one of the easiest of all sweet preparations. Traditionally Rava / semolina is used to make this dish, but instead of using Rava I’ve tried making Kesari with quinoa which turned out to be good enough.

Quinoa Kesari is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Karnataka. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Quinoa Kesari is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Quinoa Kesari at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 15 minute for the preparation and 25 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Quinoa Kesari by Usha Nayaka in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Quinoa Kesari at your home without any difficulties. Quinoa Kesari is one of the representative dishes of Karnataka which you can serve in any special occasions.

Quinoa Kesari

Ingredients to make Quinoa Kesari

  • Quinoa – 1/2 cup Water – 2 cup Organic Sugar – 1/2 cup adjust to your taste Orange food color – a pinch Ghee – 3 tbs Cashew nut – 10 no’s Raisin – 1 Tsp (optional) cardamom – 2 no’s powdered

How to make Quinoa Kesari

  1. Rinse and soak quinoa in water for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes drain the water and keep aside. Heat a pan add 1 tsp ghee, now add cashews and fry it until golden brown.
  2. When done remove it from the pan and add the soaked quinoa and roast for few seconds. Now add 2 cups of water and mix well. Allow it to boil well with a lid on in medium flame.
  3. This should take about 8 to 10 minutes. When the quinoa looks cooked and dry add orange food color. Mix well. Ensure the water gets absorbed, Now add sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and add ghee and fried cashews.
  4. Cook in simmer until the mixture turns thick for few mins, switch off the flame. Serve warm.
  5. Enjoy!!!

My Tip:

I have used organic sugar to make this recipe which is easily available in Market nowadays, you can use cane sugar or any, also the sugar quantity can be altered accordingly.

Reviews for Quinoa Kesari (1)

Maithili Iyer9 months ago

Nice one.

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