Coconut and Rava Laddu

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A traditional maharashtrian laddu made up of roasted semolina and coconut combined with sugar syrup, ghee, dry fruits and rolled into round balls.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 laddus
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  1. Heat a kadhai and dry roast the semolina for 2 minutes on a slow flame.
  2. Add the coconut, mix well.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in the same pan, add the cashewnuts and fry till they turn golden brown. Remove and keep aside.
  4. In the same ghee, add the raisins and fry till they turn crisp. Remove and keep aside.
  5. Dissolve the saffron on 1 tbsp warm milk, mix well.
  6. In another deep pan, combine the sugar with ¼ cup water, mix well and cook till the sugar dissolves completely. Strain and boil again for more 2-3 minutes. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  7. Heat the remaining ghee in the kadhai and add the semolina-coconut mixture and sauté for 5-7 minutes or till the mixture turns light pink in colour.
  8. Remove from the flame and add this mixture to the sugar syrup and mix well.
  9. Add the cashews and raisins, cardamom powder and saffron and mix well.
  10. Cool and divide the mixture into 4 equal portions and shape them into round balls.
  11. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

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 on 24 Jul 15 05:14 PM

These laddoo''s were delicious and I make them often especially during festivals. The flavour of coconut is just WOW...
 on 14 Nov 13 12:29 PM

came out very lil sticky aftr making ladu so i covered d ladus with dry coconut pwd..!! tasted yummy
 on 15 Sep 12 02:48 PM

it's so yummy, my husband liked it very much. and also it's gr8 to make someone happy through cooking. those smiles mean so much.