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Kesari Bhaat Recipe

Kesari Bhaat
How To Make Kesari Bhaat

About Kesari Bhaat Recipe: A decadent south Indian dessert, perfect for festivitiies and special occasions, one bite of kesari bhaat will get you hooked!

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Kesari Bhaat

  • A few threads of saffron
  • 1 cup basmati rice , soaked
  • 1 tbsp pure ghee
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 7-8 Cashewnuts (halved)
  • 8 tbsp low calorie sweetener
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 25 gram sugar crystals

How to Make Kesari Bhaat

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Dissolve saffron in one tablespoon of warm water and set aside.
Heat ghee in a pan, sauté raisins and cashewnuts. Drain and set aside. In the same ghee add rice and sauté for two to three minutes.
Add one and a half cups of boiling water along with saffron water and let the rice cook.
When half-done add low calorie sweetener and continue to cook till all the water has been absorbed and the rice is cooked.
Add the cardamom powder and mix gently.
Decorate with raisins, cashewnuts and sugar crystals. Serve hot.
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