Friday, March 24, 2017

Rava laddu

Rava laddu is a popular laddu prepared almost in every household during festivals. I prepared during Holi celebration.Rava laddu is a simple and easy laddu made with very few ingredients.Just rava,sugar,nuts and coconut gives a wonderful flavor to this recipe. Rava is a very healthy ingredient which is widely used in many recipes.Most popularly it s used in the preparation of upma in mostly south India.Posting this recipe in Blogging marathon#74 under the theme Festival of India.

  • Rava or sooji ( Semolina)1 cup( 250 ml cup)
  • sugar 1 cup
  • Fresh or frozen grated coconut 3/4 cup 
  • cardamom 6
  • Raisins 10
  • cashewnuts 10 to 15
  • Ghee 1 tbspn
  • Milk 2 tbspn for binding laddus

  • Blend sugar into fine powder and keep aside.Remove the seeds from the cardamom and blend into fine powder. keep aside
  • Heat a pan ,dry roast semolina on low flame around 10 mins or until  we smell nice aroma.Keep sauting in between,then we observe change in the color.Transfer this to another bowl,keep aside.
  • In the same pan add ghee dry roast cashews raisins until golden brown.Remove and keep aside.
  • In the same pan add grated coconut and roast few mins 3to 4 mins.
  • Mix coconut,cashewnuts,raisins to the semolina mixture.Add 1 tbspn of ghee and mix it well.
  • Now shape the mixture into laddus by adding very little milk.
  • Store in airtight container and enjoy.
Note: key taste depends on how you roast the sooji.Make sure always fry sooji in low flame.

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  1. Just prefect to tickle my tastebuds, feel like having some rite now. My favourite rava laddus.

  2. Ive made these a few times before - One of my fave INdian sweets!

  3. I feel like grabbing them... one of my favorite sweets for sure!

  4. wow those Rava Laddos look so delicious. These are my most favorite ones, especially when my mom makes it. We mostly make it for Deepavali and I finish off at least two when still hot..:)

  5. All time favorite ladoo. Looks so perfect and delicious.

  6. Traditional and easy to make sooji laddoo. Perfectly made.

  7. another easy to make laddoo and all time favourite. Looks very inviting...

  8. Quick and yummy laddus. Love these cuties.