How to make Casari -

A rich semolina and milk sweet, cut into squares and generously garnished with almonds, cashewnuts and sultanas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Semolina, Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts


Casari

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Casari Recipe

  • Semolina 1 cup

  • Sugar 7 tablespoons

  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Ghee 7 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts,quartered 10-12

  • Salt a pinch

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Sultanas 10

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Almonds,blanched and slivered 10

Method

Step 1

Combine sugar and one and a quarter cups of hot water in a pan over low heat, stirring until the syrup gets a golden colour. Remove from heat and keep aside. Soak saffron strands in a tablespoon of hot water.

Step 2

Remove the seeds from the cardamom pods and discard the pods. Heat ghee in a kadai and fry cashewnuts till golden. Drain and keep aside. Fry semolina in the same ghee until brown. Add the sugar syrup, salt, milk, cardamom seeds, sultanas, fried cashewnuts and soaked saffron and mix well.

Step 3

Cook over low heat till mixture thickens. Grease a dish with butter. Spread mixture on the greased dish. Leave it to cool. Garnish with almonds. Cut into desired shapes and serve.

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