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rava ladoo recipe
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rava laddu recipe | rava ladoo recipe | sooji laddu or sooji ladoo

easy rava laddu recipe | rava ladoo recipe | sooji laddu or sooji ladoo
Course sweet
Cuisine south indian
Keyword rava laddu recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 284kcal


for suji ladoo:

  • ¼ cup ghee
  • cup rava / semolina / suji coarse
  • ½ cup coconut grated
  • cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder

for roasting nuts:

  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp cashew halves
  • 2 tbsp raisins


  • firstly, in a pan heat ¼ cup ghee and add 1½ cup rava.
  • roast on low flame until the rava turns aromatic.
  • keep roasting on low flame. make sure not to roast on high flame as it changes the color of rava.
  • now add ½ cup coconut and roast for 2 minutes. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai take 1½ cup sugar and ½ cup water.
  • stir and boil the sugar until 1 string sugar syrup consistency is reached.
  • turn off the flame and add roasted rava. make sure to turn off the flame, else the ladoo will turn hard.
  • keep stirring until the rava is well combined with sugar syrup. keep aside for 2 minutes.
  • meanwhile, in a pan heat 1 tsp ghee. roast 2 tbsp cashew and 2 tbsp raisins until it turns golden brown.
  • add fried cashew, raisins, and ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
  • mix well until the mixture turns moist absorbing the sugar syrup.
  • initially, the mixture will be moist and later it starts to absorb and turns to crumble texture but moist.
  • start preparing the ladoo immediately, the ladoo will harden once cooled. once cooled, if the mixture turns dry, you can warm it in the microwave.
  • finally, enjoy rava laddu for a week when stored in an airtight container.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg