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Rava Ladoo Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 8:51:00 PM

Rava Laddu / Sooji Laddu is a popular festive snack which is extremely easy and simple to make. It can be made in less than 20 mins, so it can be used as a quick fix for hunger strikes. I always make this rava ladoo whenever unexpected guests shows up because this is a mess free recipe with guaranteed outcome. 100% guest satisfaction.

Serving Size     :12 pieces

Cooking Time : 20 min




1 Cup

Rava / Sooji / Semolina
1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup
grated cocnut
15-20 Cashews
1/4 cup
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1/4 - 1/2  Cup Milk

Cooking Method

Step 1) Melt some ghee / clarified butter Once the ghee is melted add some cashews and roast until the cashews are golden .Then add some raisins and roast until the raisins are ballooned.
Step 2) Add grated coconut and mix it well (if you like you can aslo add small pieces of coconut cunks)But I always prefer to add grated coconut

Step 3) Then add rava / sooji and roast it for 6-7 minutes on a low heat. once you feel the aroma of the rava add sugar and mix until the sugar is well combined.

Step 4) After the sugar dissolves add some milk, mix well and turn off the heat.
once the mixture cools down slightly make laddoo (take some portion of the mixture and press it in your hands to form ladoo shape)

 Our delicious rawa ladoo is ready with 100% good result. Happy Cooking :)


  • Butter adds extra richness and flavor to the rava ladoo.
  • If you like the flavor of cardamom you can add 1/2 tsp of cardamom to the rava.
  • Adjust the amount of milk ,if the mixture is too dry then it will not hold shape and at the same time if you add too much milk then ladoos will not be good and it may become hard once its cooled completely.

About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


  1. tried this rava ladoo and the butter murukku...both turned out awesome....murukku was a delight..keep up the good work!

    1. Thank you so much for your feedback Dilli.I am very happy that you liked the recipes :)I will upload more recipes soon .Happy Cooking

  2. I tried the rava ladoo, its so good. Family loved it. thanks for sharing the recipe.