Milk Rava Kesari




20 min


Milk Rava Kesari

Milk Rava Kesari is a popular South Indian sweet which is usually served for an indulgent breakfast or meal .Three simple ingredients Milk, Rava (semolina) and sugar create this delightful sweet, which is loved by kids and adults alike. Saffron lends a light golden hue as well as flavour to Milk Rava Kesari.

Fresh Sarda farms cow milk & Ghee makes Milk Rava Kesari rich and tasty.



  • 1 ‏cup Rava (Semolina)
  • 2- ½ ‏cups Sarda Farms milk
  • ½ ‏cup Sugar (or to taste)
  • 4 ‏tablespoons Sarda Farms ghee
  • ‏Large pinch saffron strands
  • 1-2 ‏tablespoons dry fruits and nuts of choice (Cashew nuts, almonds, pistachios, raisins etc…)


In a non-stick pan or a heavy bottom pan melt 2 tablespoon ghee.

Add the dry fruits and nuts and fry for a few seconds, till they just start turning brown.

Take them out using a slotted spoon and place on a plate.

Add the rava to the ghee and roast on low-medium flame till you get the typical aroma.

Stir few times to prevent it from burning.

Remove Rava from the pan and place on a plate.

In the same pan bring the milk to a boil.

Add rava and stir to remove any lumps.

Add sugar and saffron strands and cook till the mixture thickens, stirring in between.(about 4-5 minutes)

Add the rest of the ghee and mix. Cook for 1-2 minutes more.

Take it off the heat and serve immediately garnished with nuts and dry fruits.


The amount of milk required to cook the rava will depend on the quality of rava. To start with you can first add 2 cups milk and add more as you cook if required.

You can also use cardamom to flavour the Milk Kesari instead of saffron.



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