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Papaya Kesari

This kesari is made from papaya. Papaya give natural color to this kesari and so no food coloring is needed. Also try this fruit kesari.

Papaya Kesari

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: SweetsCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes

This kesari is made from papaya. Papaya give natural color to this kesari and so no food coloring is needed.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rawa

  • 2 cups Papaya

  • 1 cup Sugar

  • 3 to 4 tablespoons Ghee

  • few cashew nuts

  • few Raisins

  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom powder

Directions

  • Add the papaya pieces in a mixie and make a fine puree.
  • In a pan, add one teaspoon ghee and fry cashew nuts and raisins separately.
  • In the same pan add two tablespoon ghee and fry the rawa and keep it aside.
  • In a thick pan pour two cups of water and bring to boil.
  • When it starts boiling, slowly add the rawa and stir continuously till the rawa is thick and cooked soft.
  • Now add sugar and papaya puree and stir continuously. Make sure there is no lump in the mix.
  • Add remaining ghee now. Kesari will leave the side of the vessel.
  • Now add cardamom powder, fried cashew nuts and raisins and mix well and remove from stove.

Notes

  • No need to add any food colour to this kesari. The papaya blends well with rawa and gives the natural colour. If you like you can add some fresh papaya pieces after removing from stove.
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