Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Rava Ladoo

Last two  months I had been so lazy about my blogging. I was thinking a way to get  past this laziness somehow  when Radhika of Tickling Palates announced the "Blog Hop Wednesday" event. I signed up immedatly and I am happy I did that. How it works is that we bloggers  are grouped and paired, and we visit each other's space to try out new recipes and blog about our experience on alternate Wednesdays. What a nice way to better ourselves as cooks and make friends; right? Thank you Radhika for this wonderful idea. This week I was paired with Suchitra of Simple Indian Food- An Easy Cooking Blog . She has a wide array of dishes for me to choose from. As I was having visitors and short of time, I tried this rava ladoo which she had mentioned can be done in five minutes flat. She was so right! It was an easy and tasty dessert which was thoroughly enjoyed by my family and friends. I did change the quantities a little to suit our taste buds though. To know what other blog hoppers are cooking drop in here

Source:Simple Indian Food

 Rava (semolina)-1 1/2 cups
 Sugar-3/4 cup
 Ghee - 1/2 cup
 Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
 Cashew/Almonds broken into small pieces-1 1/2tbs
 Raisins-1 1/2tbs
 Milk-1/4 cup
Dry roast Rava in a pan till they start to turn lightly golden.Powder this along with sugar to a fine mixture. Heat the ghee and roast the nuts and raisins. Add the powdered mixture along with the cardamom powder to this. Add milk little by little, mix well and test if you can form small, firm balls with these by trial and error.


  1. Nice to know you enjoyed the ladoos..thanks for trying them out

  2. Rava laddoo looks yummy, tempting and perfect. Feel like having a piece of laddoo.

  3. I am not sure I would get the perfect shape like you when I try them out Vidhya. Lovely bowl. The laddoos look so cute in that bowl.

  4. cute and yummy looking them

  5. ladoos... absolute fav... will try soon :)

  6. Lovely ladoos.. my fav.. perfect in shape,color and texture..

  7. Yummy & perfect laddoos!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  8. Perfect shape of the ladoos dear..nice texture too

    Hamaree Rasoi

  9. Perfect rounds ~ my hubs loves rava laddoos :)
    US Masala

  10. Lovely and perfect looking laddus..

  11. so perfectly shaped laddoos...looks very tempting :)

  12. wow, I would love to give these a try "to eat" :)

  13. Wow.. these look divine.. And so yummy :)

  14. Yummy cute ladoos...looks perfect dear..

  15. wow..... laddu. It's my favorite. Looks so tempting.

  16. Rava Laddus are my favorite. They look very perfect.First time here and you have nice space. Happy to follow you.


  17. cant resist ladoos..n these look perfect...dont b surprised if u see one disappearing from the pics!!


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