Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Diwali Wishes and Rava laddu

 image courtsey: diwali cards

Wishing all my super duper blogger friends a fabulous Diwali!

I would like to share a simple rava laddu recipe with you all.

Get Ready:
  • 1 cup Rawa/ sooji
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2- 2.5 tbsp ghee/ clarified butter
  • 2 tbsp milk, or more as needed
  • 2 tbsp coconut powder ( available in indian store)
  • 1 tbsp golden raisins
  • 1-2 tbsp broken cashews and sliced almonds
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder.

  • In a non stick pan, add 2- 2.5 tbsp of ghee and add the cashews, almonds and raisins. Fry them on a medium flame till the cashews are oink and the raisins plump up.
  • Now add the rava and roast stirring frequently till pink or a nice aroma arises. Remember to have the heat on med to low.
  • Add the coconut powder, sugar, cardamom powder and mix till everything is well combined. 
  • turn the heat off.
  • add the 2 tbsp of milk and mix everything well. it should be the consistency of wet sand so you can make balls.
  • If too dry sprinkle a lit bit more milk.
  • cover the pan and let it cool for 5 mins.
  • Apply some ghee or water to your hands and make them into small balls.
  • Let them cool and store in an air tight container.

Enjoy this festive treat with your friends and family!


  1. Diwali wishes Priya, rava laddoos looks super cute and delicious.

  2. They look delectable n so very festive!

  3. Thanks for the wonderful dessert recipe priya..hope u had a lovely time with your family..;)
    Tasty Appetite


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