Thursday, July 30, 2009

Dedicated to Amma - Rava Laddoo

This is our favourite sweet that our mom used to make for us both with her busy schedule. She was a doc(OB/GYN). She is not with us anymore. We like to dedicate this recipe to her. In fact, she is the reason for Palates & Palettes(formerly Creationz Unwrapped). She has always been an inspirer.
Ingredients:

Fine semolina - 1 cup
Powdered sugar - 1/2 cup (I used less, you may adjust according to taste)
Cardamom - 1/2 tsp
Broken cashew nuts - 3 tbsp
Raisins - 2 tbsp (optional)
Warm milk - Enough to form a ball
Melted butter/Ghee - 1 tbsp

Method:

Dry roast semolina well. Turn off heat just before it starts to turn slightly brown.
Let cool.

In a dry blender, grind semolina till powdery. It may not turn completely into a powder form, but close enough is good.

Add the powdered sugar, cardamom and blend the dry ingredients well.

Take the mixture in a bowl, add ghee, cashews and raisins.

Adding warm milk one tablespoon at a time, mix everything together. Just when it starts to form a ball, stop adding more milk. Quickly form into balls using the palms of your hands.
Adding too much milk will result in hard laddus. The lesser the better.

Place laddus in a layer on a plate and let cool.

1 comments:

Alisa@Foodista July 31, 2009 at 3:10 AM  

Hi, I followed you from the foodieblogroll and this looks delicious! Your site looks great!

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