Introduction: Rava Ladoo

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Rava ladoo is a traditional Indian (Maharashtrian) sweet. This is a popular ladoo prepared almost in every household for all the festivals.Try this easy and delicious Rava (Semolina or Farina) ladoo aka laddu recipe. It’s a great make-ahead dessert option. The recipe is so quick, that it just took me about twenty minutes to cook the ladoo mixture.

Rava Ladoo Recipe is a simple to make and delicious sweet that is made from semolina, cashewnuts and homemade ghee (clarified butter).

Hope you like the recipe. Have a great day!

Step 1: ​Ingredients:


Rava/sooji/semolina 1 cup
Sugar 1 cup

Ghee ¼ cup

Milk(optional) 1 tblsp

Elachi/cardamom 1 no.

Cashew nuts 8 nos.

Step 2: Roast and Powder

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Heat a pan and add the rava and roast rava in low flame. To prevent burning, keep stiring continuously.

Powder the sugar and roasted Rava. You can powder them separately or together. I did it together to save time.

Step 3: Fry

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Fry broken cashews and raisins in ghee. The raisins should swell up and cashews should turn light brown.

Step 4: Mix

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Add the rava sugar mix to the ghee with cashews. Sprinkle the milk and mix thoroughly. Bring the entire mix together.

Step 5: Roll to Balls

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Make small balls out of this mixture immediately. Roll it tight.

Note: If you cannot roll and the mixture is too dry, sprinkle more milk or add more warm ghee to it and make balls again.


yanagurl136 (author)2015-10-30

it was a really good recipe. It was a bit nutty to me or maybe I didn't do something correctly.

Passion Make (author)yanagurl1362015-11-01

Thank You :) If you don't like the nutty taste you can avoid the cashew in the recipe.

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