2nd March 2024

Rawa Laddu

Rawa Laddu

Rawa Laddu / Laddoo is an Indian sweet made with semolina and is traditionally prepared as a festival sweet. The laddus are hand moulded into small spheres and stay good for at least 15 days when packed in airtight jars. This recipe shows you a simple and quick method to make tasty laddus. Make some quickly and watch them disappearing just as quickly. A bite of the rawa laddu and it just melts in your mouth, satiating your sweet cravings.

Yield: 10 Laddus

Prep. Time: 30 Mins.

Cooking Time: 15 Mins.


[ Standard Measure : 1 cup = 250 ml ]

  • Rawa/ Sooji [Semolina] (fine) – 1 cup
  • Sugar (granulated) – ¾ cup
  • Cashew Nuts (broken) – 2 tbsp.
  • Green Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp.
  • Pure Ghee – ¼ cup + 1 tbsp.

Step 1:     Take a non-stick pan and dry roast the rawa on low heat till you get a nice aroma (without browning it). This should take 12 to 15 minutes (do not over roast). Switch off the heat and keep aside to cool completely.

Preparation of Rawa Laddu

Step 2:     Take the roasted and cooled rawa in a grinder jar and grind to get a powder which is coarse and not too fine. Transfer to a mixing bowl.

Step 3:     Powder the sugar and sieve into the bowl with the rawa powder. Keep aside.

Step 4:     Heat 1 tbsp. of the ghee in a non-stick pan and roast the cashew nut bits till light golden. Add to the rawa-sugar mixture and mix. Add the cardamom powder and mix again.

Preparation of Rawa Laddu
Preparation of Rawa Laddu

Step 5:     Heat the remaining ghee in a non-stick pan and when it melts add to the laddu mixture and mix till it combines.

Preparation of Rawa Laddu
Preparation of Rawa Laddu

Step 6:     Shape into small spheres (If the laddu’s are not being formed, warm a table spoon more of ghee and add to the mixture and mix well).

Preparation of Rawa Laddu
Rawa Laddu

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