Rava Laddu Without Coconut | Easy Traditional Diwali Recipe


Rava Laddu Without Coconut is a traditional Indian sweet dish suitable for all occasions and festivals. Learn how to make the best ever rava laddus at home with this easy Easy Traditional Diwali Recipe. These laddus are prepared traditionally for Indian festivals like Navaratri, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi and Sankranthi. These sweet balls are prepared using semolina (sooji/rava), ghee (clarified butter) and sugar. Ladoo is the Indian name for any sweet which is round in shape. For making this ladoo, you first need to roast the sooji, stirring it continuously. Semolina burns very quickly, once it’s hot so you have to keep stirring continuously on medium heat. You will know it’s done when you start getting a nice aroma from it, then add sugar with cardamom and mix them together. Add some milk and make ladoos. It’s really that simple. In this recipe, milk and sugar acts as binding ingredients. While adding milk make sure that the mixture is just perfect for rolling up laddus, not too hard nor too watery, just perfect.

These laddus are real sweet and if you do not prefer too much sweetness, then you will have to adjust the rava sugar ratio accordingly. Semolina is the coarse, gluten-rich flour derived from the starchy middle layer of the durum wheatSemolina is nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. My kids love relishing on these laddus as an after school snack. I am glad that they are relishing on something good for them and not any junk food. Kids love sweet dishes and you need not coax them. Rava Laddu Without Coconut is one of easiest sweet dishes you can prepare in a jiffy with limited ingredients. These laddus are aromatic and delicious that melts in your mouth with a little crunch. You can discover a well detailed Easy Traditional Diwali Recipe here.

Rava Laddu Without Coconut | Easy Traditional Diwali Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 12 People



  • Take a pan and heat 1 teaspoon of ghee on medium heat.
  • Once hot, fry the cashews and raisins in it till nice golden brown.
  • Then add the sooji (semolina) and roast it stirring continuously till you get a nice aroma, this will take around 6-7 minutes. Please remember to keep stirring because sooji once hot can burn very quickly. You don’t want it to stick to the pan.
  • Now add powdered sugar mix well and remove it from the flame.
  • Finally add the milk and mix well till blended.
  • Once the sooji has cooled down a bit,Transfer to a large bowl,Take a small amount of mixture in your hand.Press it with your hands and from a round shape of a size of a golf ball. If you are not able to form a ladoo, add 1 more tablespoon of milk. Repeat the process till the mixture is over.
  • Traditional styled sweet laddus are ready.


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