Kesari Bhaat


Who wants dessert that’s light to eat and full of flavor !! so here i bring you the south indian halwa or sweetened semolina.This contains flavor full nuts and aroma of herbs. Recipe for 4



  1. 1 cup semolina
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 5 tbs ghee (clarified butter)
  4. 6-7 diced almonds
  5. 6-7 diced  cashews
  6. 8-9 raisins
  7. 5 small cardamom crushed
  8. 6-7 cloves
  9. 2-3 strands of kesar (saffron)
  10. 4 cups of water.



  • First take a pan with 4  cups of water and add sugar, 2 cardamom,raisins, kesar and 2 cloves and boil it on medium flame, till the mix thickens.
  • Now take another hot pan and dry roast semolina for 4 mins on medium flame. After that add ghee,cloves,cardamom and 2-3 almonds and roast the semolina till it turns slightly brown.
  • Now let the semolina rest for a while and then add the sweetened water from the other pan to semolina.
  • Put the mix back on low flame and constantly keep stirring till it starts thickening .
  • Serve it how and enjoy .




  • Remember not to over cook semolina ,as it looses its texture.
  • constantly stir while adding sweetened water to avoid lumps.

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