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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Rava Laddu / Rava Ladoo


Hi Friends
Happy Krishna Jayanthi wishes!!!...
Along with that I am happy to share that i got my own domain,www.spicytreats.net, Thanks for your support n encouragement and hope you will continue the same in the future also.
Because of my health issues i am unable to post for the past few weeks n now i am doing good and am back :) Wanted to start with a sweet recipe, and i chosen Rava Laddu. Rava Laddu is a simple n quick Indian sweet. And its one of the easiest neivedyam too. Yes, u can make this rava laddu within 15 minutes and offer God as Prasadham. I am not much fond of this sweet but my kids n H love this a lot. This is my friend's recipe and i made this for the first time and it came out really good n tasted so delicious. Now to the recipe...

Ingredients
  1. Rava/Sooji    1 cup
  2. Sugar   3/4 cup or less
  3. Cashew nuts    1small fistful (roughly chopped)
  4. Raisins    1-2 tbsp
  5. Ghee/Clarified butter    4 tbsp
  6. Hot milk     4-5 tbsp
  7. Cardamom powder     a generous pinch

Method
  • First heat 1tbsp ghee in a pan, and roast cashew nuts till golden brown and keep aside.
  • And add raisins and fry till it plump up and keep aside.
  • To the same pan, add another tbsp ghee and add rava and roast the rava in medium heat to light golden brown n till aroma comes.
  • After that add sugar and stir well for a minute and turn off the stove.
  • Then allow this to cool for a while and then blend it in a blender for few seconds or if u want blend it finely.
  • Now transfer the rava-sugar mixture to a wide plate,bowl then add cardamom powder, ghee roasted cashew nuts n raisins.
  • Mix well and add another 2tbsp hot ghee n mix well and add milk little by little and take about 2tbsp of mixture n start shaping it to round balls. 
  • Add hot milk or hot ghee while shaping them to laddus. 
  • Do repeat the same for all the mixture, with the above measurement u will get around 15 medium sized Rava laddu.
  • Leave the Laddu for 20-30 minutes to hold the shape and after that ready to relish or offer God!

Notes:
Adding milk makes the laddu soft n delicious(if u don't like ghee then use only milk to shape them but use ghee to roast rava n nuts for nice flavor) but at the same time it reduces its shelf life. It remains good only for 3-4 days @ room temperature.
Use hot ghee alone to shape the laddu for 1 cup u will need about 1/4 cup ghee. This way you can store the rava laddu for a month, if handled n prepared properly.
Ghee Roasted shredded coconuts can also be added to the rava-sugar mixture.
I did not blend the rava finely since i like bit crispy.

Sending the recipe to Jagruti's Celebrate ~ Month of Shravan Event happening @ Spicy Treats.


32 comments:

  1. Happy krishna jayanthi to you as well... enjoy the day

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  2. Happy Krishna Jayanthy wishes..ladoo looks tempting and perfectly made...cute presentation..

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  3. Hi Sangeetha,

    Rava Ladoo Inviting me!!

    Looks YYuummYY :)

    Keep on Dear..

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  4. Happy Krishna Jayanthi wishes to you too Sangee, also congrats for ur own domain.. Those rava laddoos looks soo cute like snow balls.

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  5. Very cute laddooooos...lovely clicks

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  6. wow... rava laddoos look perfect and delicious... had made them once before but they were not so good... I guess your recipe will work wonders... will try and let you know...

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  7. congrts on moving to your own domain sangee; happy gokulashtami- perfect way to celebrate; the ladoos are my family fav; looks swell !

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  8. Perfect looking rava ladoos...Love them..Beautiful clicks..

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  9. Krishna Jayanthi wishes to you too. THe rava ladoo's looks so perfect. I hope you are doing better.

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  10. Those laddu's look fantastic. Congrats on getting your own domain. Wish you even greater success in the new space :)

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  11. Janmashatami wishes to you and family too Sangee. Ladoo looks awesome n delicious, my kids fav too :)

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  12. Looks delish ...with lovely pics ...Happy Janmashatami dear

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  13. Happy Krishna Janamashtmi !!
    Laddoo looks cute and delicious..

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  14. Congrats on the domain dear... and welcome back. One of my favorite laddo varieties...

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  15. Happy Janmashtami! Lovely Clicks and Perfect Laddoos..So tempting too

    Great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

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  16. Happy Janmashtami! nice laddoos ad clicks. Congrats on the new domain

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  17. congrats on your own domain :) my fav ladoo..

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  18. ohh I love Rava Laddoo.. Can finish them all in a second.

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  19. Can't take away my eyes from first picture. Super perfect. Krishna Jayanthi wishes. Rava laddo is my signature recipe and it is my first recipe in my blog. :-)

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  20. delicious and yummy !!! Join in Fast Food Event - Noodles .

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  21. my favorite rava ladoo....mouthwatering and yummy....

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  22. looking so tempting to grab just now.gr8...

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  23. Laddu looks so tempting and delicious...

    First time in your space... happy to follow you :)

    Do check my blog when you find time...


    Cheers,
    Sharanya
    Sharans Samayalarai
    www.vigsha.blogspot.com

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  24. Sangeetha, your clicks are fantastic, and the ladoos look simply awesome..

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  25. congrats on the new domain.. Also hope you are feeling good. Nice clicks on the laddu and it looks very tempting

    Sowmya
    http://nivedhanams.blogspot.in/

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  26. wonderful sangeetha..nice ladoo and beautiful clicks...

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  27. Happy to see you back and congrats on your new domain.Rava ladoo looks awesome.

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  28. Congratulations on the new home for your blog !! Ladoo looks so cute

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  29. Dear Sangee,hru?? congrats on ur own domain..laddoo looks simply superb!!

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  30. I have great memories of eating rava ladoo's, I'd love to make them, bookmarking this page :)

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  31. tried your recipe... the ladoos came out awesome.. have posted it in my blog.... thanks for sharing such a wonderful recipe... :)

    http://aminacreations.blogspot.in/2012/10/rava-ladoo-sooji-ladoo-semolina-balls.html

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