December 31, 2012

Coconut - Rawa Laddu

Coconut - 2 cups (Freshly grated)
Rawa - 1 cup
Sugar - 2 cups
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
Ghee - 1 cup
Cashew nuts - 1/2 cup
Raisins - 1/4 cup


  • Dry roast rawa in low flame for few minutes then add grated coconut and mix well.
  • Remove from fire.
  • Fry cashew nuts and raisins in ghee.
  • Heat the remaining ghee and roast rawa and coconut mixture in low flame, stirring all the time till the mixture obtains a light pink colour. 
  • In the mean time, Mix half cup of water to the sugar and bring to boil in a vessel.
  • Cook till sugar dissolves and the syrup begins to boil. Remove from fire.
  • Add this sugar syrup to the coconut mixture and remove from the fire.
  • Mix cashew nuts and raisins and cardamom powder.
  • Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature.
  • Shape into round balls and store in airtight container.

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