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,, 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...

  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

  • 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!

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.


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

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

  3. Hi Sangeetha,

    Rava Ladoo Inviting me!!

    Looks YYuummYY :)

    Keep on Dear..

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

  5. Very cute laddooooos...lovely clicks

  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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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. :-)

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

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

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

  23. Laddu looks so tempting and delicious...

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

    Do check my blog when you find time...

    Sharans Samayalarai

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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