Rava Laddu

Ingredients:

200 grams of rava/suji/semolina
1 cup of grated coconut
1 cup of sugar
2-3 cardamom
Ghee
Cashews and raisins

Directions:

  1. Dry roast the rava on medium flame until it begins to smell good and turns crunchy. Its color will change to light golden brown. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. Dry roast the coconut until it changes it color and a good aroma starts. Set it aside to cool completely.
  3. Add sugar and cardamom to a blender and make a fine powder of it.
  4. Add cooled rava and coconut to the same jar and blend it 1 or 2 times.( you may even skip the entire blending process)
  5. Take all the mixer into a bowl and keep it aside.
  6. Take a heavy bottomed pan on a low flame and add ghee to it.
  7. Add cashews to the ghee and fry them until they are golden brown.
  8. Remove the cashews into a bowl and add raisins to the ghee to fry.
  9. Remove them too once they puff up.
  10. Now add cashews and raisins to the mixer along with half of ghee. Do not add all the ghee at once.
  11. At first mix it with a spoon as the ghee will be hot. Start making the laddus.
  12. If needed then add some more ghee to the mixer and make fine balls of it.
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