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Rava ladoo recipe | Easy Diwali 2015 sweets recipes

Rava ladoo recipe, very quick and simple desert from Tamilnadu with just 4 ingredients. Suitable for all festivals.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 22 rava ladoo
Calories: 298kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 cup rava
  • 1/2 +2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons melted ghee hot
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom powder or 1 cardamom pod crushed
  • 8-10 pistachios chopped
  • 6 almonds chopped


  • Heat 2 teaspoons ghee in a pan. Add the chopped nuts and fry well. Remove the nuts to a plate, leaving the ghee in the pan itself.
  • Add the measured rava to the same pan. Roast the rava well in low flame till nice aroma wafts out (5-7 minutes).
  • Allow to cool and powder the rava well in a dry mixture jar. Also powder the measured sugar.
  • Take the fried nuts, powdered rava and sugar in a mixing bowl. Add cardamom powder and mix very well.
  • Now melt the ghee and measure 1/4 cup + 2tablespoons.
  • Add the hot ghee to the rava mixture, mix very well with a spoon.
  • Use a tablespoon or a small scoop to scoop out the rava mixture, make ladoos and allow to set for 10 minutes. On cooling the ladoos will set well. Serve rava ladoo at room temperature or store in airtight box. It will keep well for 5-6 days at room temperature.


1. If you add milk, refrigerate the ladoo, shelf life is less if milk is added.
2. Make sure to powder the rava very well.


Calories: 298kcal