Rava Coconut Ladoos

This is a popular ladoo prepared almost in every household for all occasions and festivals. It is a simple and easy recipe but still exotic. One famous traditional sweet dish which is usually prepared on Ganesh Chaturthi is Rava Ladoo. This recipe makes use of rava along with coconut to prepare the ladoos. These laddus are seen in the kuswaar (Christmas sweets) platter too!
  • Passive
    15 minutes
  • Prep
    10 minutes
  • Cook
    10 minutes
  • Servings
    20 Pc.


  • 2 cup Rava (fine semolina)
  • 5 tbsp Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2/3 cup Desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp Nuts (chopped )
  • Milk (As required)
  • 1/4 cup sugar (Powdered)


  • 1 In a pan lightly roast rava in 1 tbsp ghee on low flame. Do not brown the rava. Then add the coconut. Roast for 2 mins.
  • 2 Then add the coconut. Roast for 2 mins.
  • 3 Add sugar, nuts and cardamom powder. Roast for 2 mins.
  • 4 Add remaining 4 tbsp ghee. Remove from flame.
  • 5 Remove this mixture in a bowl and add milk as required (start adding 2 tbsp milk and keep adding milk little by little) so as to form the ladoos. Form 20 ladoos.
  • 6 Roll in desiccated coconut.
  • 7 Let them dry at room temperature for a day. Store in air tight container. Enjoy !!!

Recipe Notes

  1. Can store for a week at room temperature.
  2.  Refrigerate it for up to a month.

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