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Instant Pot Rava Kesari

Instant Pot Rava Kesari

Rava kesari in Instant Pot is a very easy way to prepare the humble rava kesari quickly. We can make multiple flavours of this kesari in this method easily.
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Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 573 kcal


  • Instant Pot


  • 1/2 Cup Semolina
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Water
  • 2 tbsp water To be added after cooking
  • 2 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Few Strands Saffron
  • Few Cashew
  • Few Raisins


  • Switch ON the instant pot. Put it in SAUTE MODE and add the ghee.
  • When it becomes hot add the cashews and saute. When it starts to brown add the raisins. saute till the raisins plump up, Remove it and keep it aside
  •  Add Rava to the hot ghee and roast it for a few seconds. CANCEL THE SAUTE MODE.
  • Add the sugar and water. Mix well.
  • Add the cardamom powder and saffron
  •  Close the lid of the instant pot.
  •  Keep the vent in sealing position
  • Put it on pressure cook mode and cook for 3 mins
  • Let the pressure release normally.
  • Take out the inner pot carefully and keep it aside
  • Add the remaining 2 tbsp water to this and mix well. The water will get absorbed
  •  Add the fried nuts and mix well
  • Add more ghee if you like and serve warm


Calories: 573kcalCarbohydrates: 106gProtein: 5gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 7mgPotassium: 78mgFiber: 2gSugar: 75gCalcium: 7mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Instant pot rava kesari, Instant pot sooji halwa, Rava Kesari
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