04 July 2012

Chikoo Kesari

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Recipe Source:Sab's Kitchen
You can find the original recipe here


  1. Chikoo /Sapota (Peeled and deseeded)- 4 nos
  2. Roasted Semolina-1 cup
  3. Water- 2 1/2 cup( appr)
  4. Sugar- 3/4 to 1 cup ( or to taste)
  5. Cardamom powder- 1/2 tsp
  6. Ghee-4 tsp
  7. Cashew  nus( chopped)- 1 tbsp
  8. Raisins- 1 tbsp


  • Add chikoo to a blender and blend to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan and fry the cashew nuts and raisins and keep aside.
  • Add the chikoo puree to the same pan and cook for  5 minutes on a medium low flame.
  • Pour water and bring it to a boil.
  • Now slowly add the roasted semolina ,stirring well as you do so.Cover and cook for 3 to 4 minutes  on a medium low flame.
  • Now add sugar and stir continuously to break the lumps if any.
  • Add cardamom powder,cashew nuts and raisins and mix well.
  • Add the remaining 2 tbsp ghee and cook until it leave the sides of the pan, or for  about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • (You can serve it as it is  or lightly grease a tray and pour the kesari  into it and level it with a spatula , allow it to cool before cutting it into desired shapes.)


  1. Wow lovely variation...looks very tempting

  2. I love chikoo.. Innovative way of making kesari.. Beautiful pictures as always!

  3. never thought of chikoo in kesari but the creaminess that it has given to the dish makes me feel like having a spoonful right away. lovely clicks as always.

  4. I love cikus...and this is the first time ever I'm seeing a kesari made of it! Wonderful dear :)

  5. thats a nice twist of adding chikoo to kesari.Congrats on winning the DMBLGIT

  6. i m not a big fan of kesari but when you say there s chikoo in it i m making it ASAP

  7. that looks sooooooo good....wonderful clicks.. i loved teh way you have used light and dark brown.. grt visual traet actually...

  8. Wonderful kesari,never thought of adding chickoo,unique one.

  9. wonderful idea.....yummy kesari...

  10. Innovative n unique kesari, looks so yum...

  11. Mouthwatering here, wat a terrific,unique,irresistible and super tempting kesari..

  12. thats very tempting kesari... all pictures are very beautiful.

  13. Hi ,

    Looks AAAAwesome!!!!!!

    Sounds well and Fabulous Dear:))))

    Keep on ...

  14. Awesome dish and clicks... love it!!
    I just wish we can get fresh chikoos here in Boston..

  15. Awesome! nice recipe and so inviting


  16. I'm definately trying this tomorrow! Dad will love it!
    And we have tons of chikoo from the farm!

  17. Sorry for the late feedback..ur pictures are simply wonderful...and just came to know about your blog..you've got a good collection and the pictures are outstanding and professional...do make a post on food photography it would be useful for bloggers like me..I got a Sony dsc wx7 is this sufficient to shoot pictures...am too interested in learning this art


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