Rava Coconut Laddu (Semolina coconut Sweet )

The festive season of  Diwali, the  “festival of lights” is around the corner . Most of the households in India and folks who are celebrating Diwali around the world are in a festive mood and in full swing . Preparation of sweets , light decorations and lamps mark the highlights of this joyous festival . I decided to make Rava (semolina) coconut  laddus to bring out the festive mood .Laddus are sweets that resemble small round balls. There are various types of laddus that can be made .This is one of the easiest sweets to make and also tastes really good .You need very few ingredients and it can be made in less than half an hour.You can reduce the amount of sugar depending on your liking. Please read on for the full recipe .Enjoy!

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Rava Coconut Laddu (Semolina coconut sweet balls)
Total Time
30 mins

Sweet balls made out of semolina ,coconut and sugar and perfect treat for the festive season of Diwali

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 7
  • 1 cup Rava (semolina)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 3 tbsp ghee or clarified butter
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp luke warm milk
  • 2 tbsp cashews halved
  • 1 tbsp raisins halved
  1. Take a heavy bottomed pan and heat 1 tbsp ghee

  2. Fry the cashews and raisins for about a minute

  3. Add the rava (semolina)  with the remaining ghee and roast for about 6 to 7 minutes

  4. Add the grated  coconut and roast for about another 2 minutes

  5. Add the sugar and mix well for another 2 minutes

  6. Add the cardamom powder and mix well

  7. Transfer into a flat plate or bowl and let it cool for about 2 minutes

  8. Add the milk all over the mixture evenly

  9. Mix with your hands and while it is still warm take a handful and make small balls using your palms 

  10. Store it in an air tight container or refrigerator and consume within two to three days.

Recipe Notes

Reduce sugar to 3/4 cup or to  your liking .

Take care while roasting semolina , it should be even and using a medium flame so that it is not burnt or browned.

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  • Reply
    November 6, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    One of my fav Nisha…and perfect sweet for Diwali 👍
    Happy Deepavali to u and your family🎉

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      November 7, 2018 at 3:29 pm

      Thanks a lot dear hope you had a wonderful celebration!

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    November 6, 2018 at 4:44 pm


    • Reply
      November 7, 2018 at 3:29 pm

      Thank you 🙂

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        November 7, 2018 at 6:58 pm

        You’re welcome dear😍

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    November 6, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    Oh my gosh these look SO GOOD!!!!!

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    November 6, 2018 at 10:05 pm

    WOW.. Yummylicious!❤

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    November 7, 2018 at 1:17 am

    Wow! These look so gorgeous and tempting!!

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    November 7, 2018 at 10:03 am

    Perfect for the festival ! They look absolutely delicious !

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    November 7, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Happy Diwali Nisha! Love the laddoos!

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      November 7, 2018 at 3:32 pm

      Thank you Sandhya, Happy Diwali to you as well!

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    Divya Deepak Rao
    November 7, 2018 at 11:59 pm

    Looks and sounds wonderfully delicious!

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      November 8, 2018 at 12:36 pm

      Thank you so much Divya appreciate it!

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    November 9, 2018 at 4:43 pm

    I love coconuts and these rava coconut ladoos looks tempting..You have made this so perfect

    • Reply
      November 9, 2018 at 6:19 pm

      Thanks a lot Lathiya , appreciate it!

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