This is the most simplest and the easiest recipe ever. This recipe is made without milk. Its made with sooji and coconut.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Cup Chiroti Rava / Sooji
  • 1 Cup granulated Sugar, powdered in a mixie
  • 1/2 Cup fresh shredded Coconut
  • 3 Cardamoms, powdered fine
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Cashewnuts, chopped fine
  • 1 Tablespoon Chironji Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon raisins
  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 1/2 cup water

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Heat ghee in a pan and add in the cashew nuts and chironji seeds. Fry till the cashew nuts are lightly brown.
  2. Add in the raisins and the freshly shredded coconut. Fry for a minute until the coconut is lightly brown.
  3. Now, add in the sooji rava and fry for 10 minutes. The rava is fried and done when a nice nutty smell fills the kitchen and the rava is very slightly brown. It will roughly take about 10 minutes.
  4. Add in the powdered sugar and mix well for 30-40 seconds. Switch off the flame.
  5. Add in 1/4 cup of boiling hot water to the mixture and mix well to combine. Add more water if the mixture is crumbly. Don’t add all of the 1/2 cup water at once. Wait for 2-3 minutes and form laddus the size you prefer. If the laddus crumble in your hand, add a couple of tablespoon of hot water to loosen the mixture.
  6. Wait for the laddus to completely cool. Store the laddus in a jar with a lid. The laddus will last for 2 days at room temperature.

Step by Step Method :

Keep a pan on the stove on low heat. This recipe is cooked till the end only on low heat, as the rava can burn easily. So try to be patient and do not increase the flame. Heat ghee and add in the cashew nuts and chironji seeds. . Fry till the cashew nuts are lightly brown.

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Add in the raisins and the freshly shredded coconut. Fry for a minute until the coconut is lightly brown.

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Now, add in the sooji rava and fry for 10 minutes. Its important that the flame is low and you keep sautéing the whole time else the rava will burn at the bottom. So all the time, eyes and hands on the pan. After 5 minutes of frying, add in the cardamom powder and the salt. The rava is fried when a nice nutty smell fills the kitchen and the rava is very slightly brown. It will roughly take about 10 minutes.

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Add in the powdered sugar and mix well for 30-40 seconds. Switch off the flame.

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Add in 1/4 cup of boiling hot water to the mixture and mix well to combine. Add more water if the mixture is crumbly. Dont add all of the 1/2 cup water at once. Wait for 2-3 minutes and form laddus the size you prefer. If the laddus crumble in your hand, add a couple of tablespoon of hot water to loosen the mixture.

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Wait for the laddus to completely cool. Store the laddus in a jar with a lid. The laddus will last for 2 days at room temperature.

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