Rava ladoo recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Serves: 12
 
Rava Laddu a famous Maharashtrian delicacy made during festive occasion like Diwali. It's one of the easiest laddu to make home also a delicious one.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1. 1.5 cup semolina (rava) I used organic
  • 2. 1 cup fresh grated coconut (nariyal)
  • 3. ¼th cup milk
  • 4. 1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee) + 2 tbsp more clarified butter
  • 5. 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 6. 1 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 7. 2 tbsp broken cashewnuts
  • 8. 2 tbsp charoli
  • 9. 1 cup sugar
  • 10. 1 cup water
  • 11. few raisins to decorate
How to make the recipe?
  1. Take ghee or oil in a pan.
  2. Add 1 tbsp ghee add semolina and saute for 3-4 mins. Keep stirring until it changes to pink color. Remove the roasted semolina and keep aside.
  3. Add grated coconut in the same pan and saute for 2-3 mins. Lastly add ghee and saute for 30 secs. Remove and keep aside.
  4. In the same pan roast cashew and charoli for a minute. Place aside.
  5. Combine roasted semolina, coconut and charoli into a mixing bowl.
  6. Make sugar syrup by adding sugar and water. Allow to boil until it reaches the sage of 1-2 thread consistency.
  7. Once the sugar syrup is ready combine all the roasted ingredients. Mix all nicely add the rest of ghee
  8. Sprinkle milk from top. Also add cardamom and ginger powder.
  9. Combine all nicely and keep stirring the mixture. Once the mixture dries and thickens. Switch off the gas. Allow the mixture to cool for 1-2 hrs.
  10. Make small balls (ladoos) with your palm. Decorate with raisin on top if desired. If you aren't able to shape then rub some ghee on your palm. Place them in an air-tight container for longer life shell keep them in the fridge.
  11. Serve rava ladoos with the rest of Diwali snacks.
Notes
1. Allow the mixture to cool down before making the laddus.
2. If unable to shape laddus then rub some ghee and try to shape.
3. The sugar syrup needs to be at 1-2 thread consistency.
4. Decorating with raisins are optional.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at http://www.flavorsofmumbai.com/rava-ladoo-recipe/