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Coconut Rava Kesari
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Coconut Rava Kesari | Thengai Kesari

Coconut Rava Kesari is an easy festival dessert with coconut and Sooji. Coconut and Rava combine and give a yummy flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: sharmila kingsly


  • Coconut – 1 cup
  • Rava / Sooji – 3 tbsp
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Sugar – ¾ cup
  • Ghee – 3 tbsp
  • Food color a pinch
  • Cashew nuts – 8 nos
  • Raisins – 8 nos
  • Cardamom powder – ½ tsp


  • Heat a pan with 1 tsp of ghee fry the cashew nuts and raisins till golden brown remove and set it aside.
  • In the same pan add another 2tbsp of ghee and roast the coconut in a low flame for 5 mins. Remove it and set aside.
  • Heat the pan with the remaining ghee and roast the rava till a nice aroma. To this add in the milk and continue cooking.
  • Next add in the food colour and mix well. Once the rava is cooked fully add in the sugar.
  • Let the sugar melt and then add in the ghee roasted coconut. And cardamom powder. Mix well.
  • Continue cooking in a low flame.
  • Cook till everything comes together as a whole mass and start leaving the sides of the pan. Add in the ghee roast cashew nuts and raisins and mix well. Switch off the flame, Serve hot.


  • Makes a yummy sweet along with breakfast.
  • Skip adding the food colour if you don’t prefer.
Keyword coconut kesari, Thenga kesari
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