Monday, July 27, 2009

SIRAPURI (RAVVA KESARI)

Sravanamasam is one of telugu calender month,all the days in this month are good(muhurtham wise) and most of the important events are done in this month,the whole month hindu's worship God by doing Abhishekam and offering nivedyam(pancha baksha paramannam)i.e food offered to God first and that one is eaten as prasadam,one more important occassion celebrated by Hindus are Goddess Laxmi's puja "VARA LAXMI VRATHAM",all the traditional food items sweetsa are offered to God as nivedyam in this month.

SIRAPURI(RAVVA KESARI)
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INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Semolina/bombay ravva-1cup
  2. Sugar -1 1/2 cup
  3. Water-3 cups
  4. cardamom powder-2 pinches
  5. Broken cashews-1 table spoon
  6. Raisins/Kissmiss-1 tablespoon
  7. Ghee-1 table spoon



METHOD:
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  1. Heat ghee in a pan and add dry fruits,once they attain golden color add semolina and roast well,then set a side.
  2. Boil water in a container and this semolina mixture by constant stirring(to avoid lumps)
  3. add sugar and mix well,cook on low flame until the mixture thickens .
  4. add a pinch of yellow food color if u desire