Laddu or laddoo(in marathi) are ball-shaped sweets popular in the India. Laddoos are made of flour, minced dough and sugar with other ingredients that vary by recipe.
Rava and Besan laddooo is famous in Maharashtra and hence wanted to try combination of both the ingredients.
My kids likes rava ,so this summer vacation i thought of preparing few laddoos ready to eat at home which will boost their energy as Rava(Sooji) provides great energy and it has many health benefits.
Rava Besan ladoo is a simple and easy recipe .
Rava Besan ladoo is made with roasted rava (sooji),besan (gram flour), coconut, ghee, sugar and nuts.
Makes : 20 laddoos
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
1 cup sooji coarse, rava or semolina
1 cup besan (gram flour)
1/3 cup coconut powder
1/4 cup ghee
3/4 cup fine sugar
1/2 cup badam powder
1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
1/4 cup milk boiling hot
Direction || To prepare Rava Besan Ladoos
Heat one tablespoon of ghee in a pan over medium low heat.
Add rava and roast until it changes the color lightly this should take 6-7 minutes.
It is important to stir continuously making sure rava roast evenly.
Once its roasted well ,turn off the heat and transfer it in a bowl.
Similarly add one more tablespoon of ghee in the same pan and roast besan for around 6-7 minutes on a medium low flame.
Take it off the pan.
Add coconut and roast stirring continuously for about 2 more minutes, make sure it does not turns dark brown.
Now add all the ingredients roasted rava ,besan,cardamom powder and badam powder to the coconut powder and sugar stir until everything mix well.
Turn off the heat.
Add about 2 tablespoons of hot milk, mix it well mix should be moist add more milk as needed.
Allow the mixture to cool slightly.
Make about 20 laddoos by pressing about 1-1/2 tablespoon mixture between your palms.
Serve them after at least one hour.
Ladoos can be stored in air tight container for about 10 days.