Milk Kesari Recipe / Paal Kesari / Kesari Using Milk

Milk Kesari Recipe (Copy)Milk Kesari Recipe is a delicious Indian Dessert or Sweet. Rawa cooked with milk, flavored with cardamom powder and saffron strands, garnish with kaju and raisins.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Medium


  • Sooji or Rava – 1/2 cup
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Milk – 11/2 cup
  • Saffron – a pinch
  • Cardamom Powder or Elachi – a pinch
  • Deshi Ghee – 4 or 5 tbsp


  • Heat the 1 tbsp of ghee in a pan on medium flame and add rawa.
  • Roast it till it turns lightly golden brown and keep aside.
  • Heat the milk in a pan on medium flame, when it start boiling, add roasted rawa to this mixture slowly by stirring continuously, cook it till for 8-10 min.
  • Cover and cook it for 4-5 min.
  • Let it cook in low flame till rawa is fully cooked and there is no water. Keep stirring in between.
  • Add ghee and mix well, cook it for 5-8 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder and saffron strands, mix well.
  • Garnish with cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Serve hot or cold milk kesari.
MILK KESARI RECIPE was last modified: March 9th, 2015 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes
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