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Monday, September 5, 2011

RAVA LADDU


INGREDIENTS:

Bombay rava (sooji) - 2 cups
Sugar - 2 cups OR Boora chakkarai - 2 cups.
Cashews - 10
Ghee - 3/4 cup
Powdered cardamom - 1/2 tsp.


METHOD:

Heat a pan and dry roast rava till golden brown. Pound it to a fine powder. (preferably in a flour mill). Powder the sugar finely using a mixie. OR you can also use the boora chakkarai (powdered sugar) which will be available in the stores in powdered form.

Break the cashews into small pieces and fry it in ghee till golden brown.

Melt ghee. This should be warm while shaping the balls.

Mix the powdered rava, powdered sugar, cardamom powder and cashews well. Add the melted ghee little by little and shape into balls. (DO NOT POUR IN THE ENTIRE GHEE. POUR A LADLE OF GHEE AND SHAPE FOUR OR FIVE BALLS) Repeat the procedure for the entire mixture. Shape all the balls tightly.

NOTE: Little milk can be sprinkled if felt difficult to shape.

29 comments :

  1. Am an addict to this laddooos, simply irresistible..

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  2. Very nice looking ladoos. thanks for sharing.

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  3. Thanks aunty :) Yummy the laddoos are :)

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  4. yummy delicious my mother's favourite!!!!

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  5. My fav ladoos anytime..looks super yum

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  6. Delicious ladoos. Nice recipe.

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  7. I too make this in a similar way and love a lot! Looks super :)

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  8. Yummy rava laddu. My mil does not use ghee to make shapes, I find that method tough. This method seems to be easier.Shall try this version.

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  9. Ladoos look delicious and mouthwatering. Lovely pics.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  10. delicious ladoos and i have never tried this yummy delight

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  11. இப்போவே சாப்பிடணும் போல இருக்கு.படமும் பிரமாதம்!!

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  12. My fav laddu..hope u had fabuluous time on celebrating ganesh chathurthi

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  13. My all time fav.
    Sailaja

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  14. perfect and tempting rava ladoos.
    indu srinivasan
    kattameethatheeka.blogspot.com

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  15. lovely laddus!, just now finished eating the krishna jayanthi ones, got tired of making all these sweets and savories, hope you had a lovely time with your family

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  16. You way of preparing the laddu reminds my of my mom's preparation. Yummy.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  17. Yummy & irresistible ladoos.
    Mushroom Masala recipe, mushroom indian recipe, Mushroom Masala gravy, side dish, gravy,mushroom gravy

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  18. vowwwwwwww...........mouth watering aunty.It doesn't require any special ingredient can be made with the available items at home...Yummy aunty

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  19. love this 'iyengar' version of Rava Ladoos.. mom makes this the same way, without any milk too !!

    Cheers
    Kalyani
    Current Event: Fasting Foods(Vrat ka Khaana Special)

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  20. AAAH AH!! Looking so yummy!!! Feel like having some now :)

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  21. Lovely rava ladoo recipe, I have always tried but was never successful..will try it once more..

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  22. Shanthi ji.. your laddus looks so perfect. I am surely gonna try them out :)

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  23. My friend recently made some of these for me and I gorged them all! Ladoo looks perfectly done and I can see your kai expertise in them! Wish I was there to eat them all too!

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  24. rava ladoos are one of my favourites anytime...looks delicious!

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