Friday, May 30, 2014

Mango Kesari - Mango Flavored Semolina / Cream of Wheat Pudding

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

Rava / Sooji / Semolina - 1/2 cup
Mango Pulp - 1/2 cup, fresh or canned
Sugar - 3/4 to 1  cup
Water - 3/4 cup
Milk - 1/4 cup
Ghee / Clarified butter - 1/4 cup
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
Broken cashews and raisins - 1 tbsp each
Pinch of saffron

  1. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a skillet and roast the cashews and raisins until the cashews are golden brown and the raisins puff up.
  2. Remove and set it aside.
  3. In the same skillet, roast the semolina in 3 tbsp ghee until aromatic.  Meanwhile, boil water and milk in a saucepan.  Add saffron.
  4. Add the liquid slowly to the semolina.  Keep string to avoid lumps.
  5. Once the semolina is cooked add the sugar and mango pulp.
  6. Keep stirring until sugar melts and becomes like a pudding consistency.
  7. Now add the fried cashews, raisins and cardamom powder.  Mix well.
  8. Serve warm.


  1. wow kesari with mango is just perfect to quench my carving for mangoes :) looks fantastic dear !!


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