Rava Kesari (aka Sojji)

Rava Kesari (aka Sojji)

A traditional sweet dish prepared in South India. Very popular in Engagements.

Usha Viswanathan


  1. 1 Cup Rava
  2. 1 1/2 Cups Ghee
  3. 2 1/2 Cups Sugar
  4. 5 Cardamom
  5. 25 Grams Cashew
  6. 25 Grams Raisin
  7. 2 1/2 Cups Water
  8. 1/4 Teaspoon Kesar Saffron / Powder


20 mins
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    Start boiling the water.

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    Simultaneously, start heating the Ghee on a medium flame. As it starts melting, start mixing the Rava in it. Fry the Rava for 5 to 7 minutes.

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    Now add the boiling water to the above mixture, and cook the Rava well.

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    Add the Kesar Powder. Then add Sugar and Stir well. Now cook for 5 to 7 minutes till it becomes a semi-paste.

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    Now lower the mixture. When it cools, peel the cardamom, grind and add it to the mixture.

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    Fry the raisins and cashew with ghee on a low flame, until the cashew is golden brown. Add to the above mixture.

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