Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Casari

A rich semolina and milk sweet, cut into squares and generously garnished with almonds, cashewnuts and raisins.

Ingredients

1 cup Semolina

7 tbsp sugar a few strands of saffron
2 green cardamoms

7 tbsp ghee

10-12 cashewnuts

a pinch salt
1/2 cup milk
10-12 raisins

10 almonds slivered and blanched.









Method

1. Combine sugar and one and a quarter cups of hot water in a pan over low heat, stirring until the syrup gets a golden colour. Remove from heat and keep aside.

2. Soak saffron strands in a tbsp of hot water. Remove the seeds from the cardamom pods and discard the pods.

3. Heat ghee in a kadai and fry cashewnuts till golden. Drain and keep aside.

4. Fry semolina in the same ghee until brown. Add the sugar syrup, salt, milk, cardamom seeds, raisins, fried cashews and soaked saffron and mix well.
5. Cook over low heat till mixture thickens. Grease a dish with butter. Spread mixture on the greased dish.

6. Leave it to cool. Garnish with almonds. Cut into desired shapes and serve.


Also saw just now that my recipe of Lauki Kofta is selected under authentic recipe category for voting so dear friends if you all like it please vote for me here...

9 comments:

easycrafts said...

yum yum...those safron strands on the pieces look so good..I have an award for u on my blog

Priti said...

Casari looking gud..will vote for u :)

Uma said...

mmmm. delicious kesari.

Shreya said...

hi, looks great!:-)

Sunshinemom said...

Isn't this similar to Sheera? I love this one:)

Anisheetu said...

@ Sunshine... yes its very much similar to Sheera...

Sireesha said...

Yumm Yumm and awesome casari

sowmya said...

Nice one..looks delicious

notyet100 said...

looks yum...nice name too,..edkti

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