Orange Kesari Recipe

Orange Kesari is a delicious Indian dessert made with semolina, sugar, ghee, and flavored with fresh orange juice and zest. It has a soft and melt-in-your-mouth texture with a burst of citrusy flavor. This dessert is often served during festivals and special occasions in South India. It is easy to make and can be enjoyed warm or chilled.

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Ingredients for Orange Kesari Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Semolina
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 0.06 cup Ghee
  • 0.13 cup Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1/4 Zest Orange
  • as per your need Sliced Almonds Or Pistachios For Garnish

Directions: Orange Kesari Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat ghee in a pan and roast semolina until it turns golden brown and aromatic.
  • STEP 2.In another pan, heat water and sugar. Stir until the sugar dissolves completely.
  • STEP 3.Slowly add the roasted semolina to the sugar syrup, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • STEP 4.Add fresh orange juice and zest. Mix well and cook until the kesari thickens and leaves the sides of the pan.
  • STEP 5.Remove from heat and let it cool for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Serve warm or chilled, garnished with sliced almonds or pistachios.

Cooking Tips

  • Roasting the semolina properly is important to enhance the flavor of the kesari.
  • You can adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preference.
  • Adding a pinch of saffron strands can enhance the aroma and color of the kesari.

Storage and Serving

  • Orange Kesari can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve as a dessert or sweet dish during festivals or special occasions.
Nutrition
value
426
calories per serving
12 g Fat6 g Protein70 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    70g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    70g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    32mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    3mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    53mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    59mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    29mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    92mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp