Kobbari Ravva Kesari ~ Coconut Kesari Bhath

Ingredients :

Semolina / Sooji : 1 cup
Finely Grated Fresh Coconut : 3/4 cup
Sugar : 1/4 cup
Water : 3 cups
Melted Ghee : 1/2 cup
Cardamom Powder : 1/4 tsp
Almonds and raisins
A pinch of food color (optional )

Method :

Heat a tablespoon of ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add and roast the semolina until light golden color. Then, add the finely grated coconut to it and fry for a minute. Now add the food color and 3 cups of boiling water to the roasted semolina and mix very well. Cover with a lid and let it cook completely. When the water evaporates, add the sugar, cardamom powder and ghee. Mix well and cook for a few minutes. When it thickens, add little ghee and switch off the heat. Garnish with fried cashews, almonds and raisins and serve.

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