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rosh bora recipe | rava sweet recipe | bengali rasbora recipe

easy rosh bora recipe | rava sweet recipe | bengali rasbora recipe
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword rosh bora recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Soaking Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 12 pieces
Calories 216kcal


for rava mixture:

  • 1 tsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 cup rava / semolina / suji coarse
  • cup milk
  • ¼ cup milk powder
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda

for stuffing:

  • ¼ tsp saffron food colour
  • ¼ cup mix nuts powder
  • 1 tbsp milk

for sugar syrup:

  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 pod cardamom
  • few thread saffron / kesar
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 tsp rose water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


sugar syrup preparation:

  • firstly, in a large vessel take 2 cup sugar, 2 pod cardamom, few thread saffron and 2 cup water.
  • stir and dissolve sugar syrup completely.
  • boil for 5 minutes or until the sugar syrup turns slightly sticky.
  • now add 1 tsp rose water and 1 tsp lemon juice. lemon juice is added to prevent sugar syrup from crystalising.
  • mix well, cover and keep sugar syrup aside.

rava sweet preparation:

  • firstly, in a kadai heat 1 tsp ghee and roast 1 cup rava on low flame until it turns aromatic.
  • now add 1½ cup milk and mix continuously.
  • keeping the flame on medium, keep stirring until the rava absorbs the milk.
  • the mixture will thicken and starts to separate from the pan.
  • cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • after 10 minutes, transfer the mixture to a large bowl.
  • add ¼ cup milk powder, ¼ tsp cardamom powder and ¼ tsp baking soda.
  • squeeze and mix well until everything is well combined.
  • form a smooth and soft dough. if the mixture seems dry, add a tsp of milk and knead.
  • now take ¼ of the dough into a small bowl to prepare the stuffing.
  • add ¼ tsp saffron food colour, ¼ cup mix nuts powder and 1 tbsp milk.
  • mix well forming a smooth and soft stuffing dough. keep aside.
  • pinch a small ball sized rava mixture and prepare a smooth ball.
  • also prepare a small ball sized stuffing.
  • now stuff the stuffing ball into the rava mixture.
  • grease hands with ghee and prepare an oval-shaped or shape of your choice.
  • deep fry the sweet in medium hot ghee or oil.
  • keeping the flame on low, stir occasionally.
  • fry until the rava sweet turns golden brown. drain off.
  • transfer the fried doughnut into the hot sugar syrup.
  • make sure the sugar syrup is coated well. cover and rest for 2 hours.
  • finally, enjoy rava sweet or suji sweet or rosh bora hot or chilled.


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg