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Coconut Rava Ladoo Recipe-Diwali Delicacy

Coconut Rava Ladoo is a traditional maharashtrian sweet made during Diwali festival. It’s extremely rich as the main ingredients are semolina, ghee, raisins and coconut.

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Ingredients                              IMG 0459 Coconut Rava Ladoo Recipe Diwali Delicacy

1 cup thin semolina/rava

½ cup grated coconut

½ cup sugar

1 tsp cardamom powder

1/3 cup milk

Raisins and cashewnuts

4 tbsp ghee

Method

Dry roast the rava and keep it aside

In pan heat ghee, add cashewnuts and raisins.

After 2 mins add grated coconut and cardamom.

Now add roasted rava and mix well. Keep on stirring for 5 mins. Now add sugar and mix well.

Once the rava turns brown in color,  add milk to it. Continue to mix till the mixture comes together.

Remove from heat and make small ladoos out of it.

Store them in an air tight container and consume within 4 days.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Coconut Rava Ladoo Recipe Diwali Delicacy

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