Rava - 1 cup
Orange Food coloring(Kesari) - a pinch
Sugar - 1/2 - 3/4 cup
Raisins - 5
Cashews - 6
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
Ghee - 4-5 tbsp
In a dry pan,fry the rava and set aside. In another pan, heat the ghee and fry the raisins and cashews and set aside.
In another pan, boil some water (about 1.5 cups for 1 cup rava), stir in the sugar and allow to dissolve completely. Add
the kesari color, cardamom powder and mix well. When the water has come to a boil, add in the rava slowly while stirring so
as to not form lumps of the rava.
Allow to cook till rava is done. Add the raisins, cashews with the ghee and mix well.
For Pineapple Kesari the cardamon powder can be substituted with pineapple essence and the kesari color with yellow color.