rava kesari - sweet south indian dessert made with semolina, ghee, dry fruits and saffron.
- 1 cup fine rava or sooji or semolina
- 5 to 6 tbsp ghee
- ¾ to 1 cup sugar or as required
- 2 cups water
- 2 to 3 pinches of saffron threads/kesar
- 4-5 green cardamom pods, husked and powdered or ½ tsp cardamom powder
- ¼ cup halved or chopped cashews