Kesari is an easily made, low cost, delicious dessert from south india

Pineapple Kesari
Diwali, Kesari, Navratri, Pineapple

Pineapple Kesari

Pineapple Kesari is a popular dessert made in South India and often served in weddings and special occasions. It is very easy to make and is very very tasty. A cousin to the popular Rava Kesari, this is a simple recipe that anyone can try. Print Recipe 0 from 0 […]

Rava Kesari
Diwali, Janmashtami, Kesari

Rava Kesari

Rava Kesari is a popular South Indian sweet made during special occasions and festivals. Made using rava (semolina), ghee and cashewnuts, it is soft and very easy to make. Served as a breakfast item or as a dessert during festivals, it is a simple dish that can be made in […]

Carrot Kesari Recipe
Dessert, Diwali, Kesari

Carrot Kesari

Kesari is a very popular South Indian dessert/sweet made with Rava (Sooji) for any occasion – festivals, weddings or even a weekend get-together. This variation is made using carrot and is healthy. Ingredients: Rava (Sooji) – 1 cup Sugar – 1 1/2 cups Carrot – 2 cups, grated and ground […]


Musk Melon Kesari

Kesari is a popular South Indian dessert sweet made during festive occasions. This variation uses pulp of musk melon and is equally tasty as the original. Ingredients: Musk Melon Pulp – 1 cup Rava (Sooji) – 1 cup Sugar – 2 cups Water – 3 cups Cardamom Powder – 1/4 […]

Mango Kesari
Dessert, Kesari, Kids, Mango

Mango Kesari

Mango Kesari (Mango Sheera) is a popular dessert/sweet made especially during the summer season when mangoes are in plenty. Yummy and flavorful, they are served as a snack to kids or as a dessert after a meal. Ingredients: Mango Pulp – 1 cup Rava – 2 cups Milk – 2 […]

Chow Chow (Chayote Squash)
Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Kesari

Chow Chow Kesari

Chow Chow (Bangalore Brinjal) is a popular and common vegetable in South India. Typically used as a vegetable to make kootu and poriyal, this kesari is different and unique. Ingredients: Chow Chow – 200 gms Moong Dal – 200 gms Ghee – 200 ml Cardamoms – 4 to 5, powdered […]

Kesari, Navratri

Papaya Kesari

Kesari is a popular South Indian dessert/sweet made with rava (sooji/semolina) during festivals or special occasions. This variation is made with rava and papaya. Ingredients: Rava – 2 cups Papaya – 2 cups, peeled, seeds removed, chopped Milk – 2 cups, boiled, cooled Sugar – 4 cups Cardamom Powder – […]

Sapota (Chikoo)
Fruits and Vegetables, Kesari

Sapota (Chikoo) Kesari

Ingredients: Sapota (Chikoo) – 4, big, peeled, chopped Rawa – 150 gms Ghee – 50 gms Sugar – 200 gms Sunflower Oil – 10 ml Cashewnuts – 2 tsp Raisins – 2 tsp Cardamoms – 5, powdered Method: 1. Grind the sapota pieces in a mixie and remove. 2. Heat […]