Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Sheera & an Award.


Sheera / Kesari / Sooji Halwa - many names but one delicious dessert! Its an all time favourite & easy to make too. Though its made during festivals, its also the easiest & quickest back up dessert incase of sudden guests!

We also love having Sheera after eating a plate of Bajjis!!! Yum Yum!! It sounds wierd, but a hot glass of Filter coffee, bajjis & sheera on a cold / rainy day.....Wouldnt that be great? Try it out & you'll know what a great combo this is.

Ingredients:

Rava - 1 cup
Sugar 1& 1/4 cup
Kesari Colour - little
Elaichi powder - 1/2 tsp
Cashew & Raisins - a handfull
Ghee - 3-4 tbspns
Water - 2 & 1/2 cups

Method:

1. In little ghee fry the nuts & set aside.

2. Now in the same pan, add little ghee & fry the Rava till slightly golden brown.

3. Boil water in a pan & set aside

4. Add the sugar to the sooji & mix well. Then add the boiling water & keep on stirring. Make sure no lumps are there.

5. Add little colour, elaichi powder & mix everything well & cook till its done. Takes about 5 - 8 mts.
6. You can add in the fried nuts & mix everything well.

For Serving - You can serve in a bowl or you can grease a bowl with little ghee, put in some fried nuts & raisins on the bottom of the bowl, then fill it up with the Sheera & place the katori on a dessert plate upsidedown & empty it & you'll get a great presentation.
AWARD:
Divya of Divyas cook book has passed on the blogging with a purpose award . Thanks Divya for this award & thinking of me! It feels great to get another award... :-)


I would like to pass it on too...
1.
RC of Red Chillies.
2.
Uma of Essence of Andhra.
3.
Happy Cook of My Kitchen Treasures.
4.
Raaga of Chef at work.
Congrats to you all dear friends!

14 comments:

Asha said...

Sheera looks delicious Seema. Enjoy your award!:))

Divya said...

Yum yum Sheera..Love having it anytime,so true about the case of sudden guests.Truly an instant sweet,yours look delicious!!Congrats on your award,you deserve it!!Hugs!!

KALVA said...

looks delish dear

Vanamala said...

Congrats...sheera / sajjige looks yummy

Uma said...

Sheera looks delicious Seema! congrats on the award and thank you so much for thinking about me!

Andhra Flavors said...

Sheera colour looks beautiful.

SMN said...

Sheera is my all time fav and i make frequently less time consuming and easy one..yours luks nice

Laavanya said...

That is a perfect combination seema.. bajjis, sheera & Coffee. Looks good and congrats on your award.

Red Chillies said...

hey, look at that. Sheera is one of my favorite dessert and I get an award along with that. Thanks Seema. Hope you are all doing well. Love to S&S

Sagari said...

delecious sheera seema

Kalai said...

I adore kesari, Seema! Sounds perfect with coffee. :) Congrats on the award, too! :)

Sireesha said...

Sheera looks delicious and yummy.....U have nice and lovely blog...Congrats on ur awards.

easycrafts said...

Extremely sorry...your link got deleted...here is the link for u

http://simpleindianfood.blogspot.com/2008/07/pidi-kuzhakattai.html

Vij said...

looks yum yum yummy!!!