Strawberry Ladoos

Strawberry Coconut Rava Laddoo’s

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It’s summer time here ,everywhere you turn you find delicious, sweet and juicy strawberries and I picked my share of it this weekend.

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The  temptation to try something new with the fresh fruits in hand was so strong ,this beautiful weekend……

Raw Red Organic Strawberries Ready to Eat

………..that when I finally decided to try strawberries in a laddoo, I was pretty excited. It is customary to take an offering to the temple when you visit and I just had the right one in mind.  The  Strawberry Coconut Rava . Laddoo seemed a perfect fit, so here goes the recipe.

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Strawberry Coconut Rava Laddoo's

Strawberry Coconut Rava Laddoo’s

Recipe by Maya Shetty
Course: FOOD, FOOD GRAINS, SOOJI, SWEET DISHES
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Servings

servings
Prep time

minutes
Cooking time

minutes
Calories

kcal
Total time

minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Semolina/ Sooji /Rava

  • 2/3 cups Desiccated Coconut Powder

  • 1 1/2 cups Brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup Ghee

  • 12 Strawberries

  • 4 -5 tbsp Milk

  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts

  • 1/4 cup Almonds chopped

  • 10 -12 Raisins

Directions

  • Wash the fresh strawberries and boil them in 1/4 cup of water, till they turn mushy. Let sit till they cool. Mash them or you can blend them to a fine paste and set aside.
  • In a wok add the ghee and slightly warm it. To this add the chopped dry fruits and roast them till they turn golden brown.
  • Now add the semolina/sooji to the warm ghee and roast it a little till it turns golden brown on medium flame.
  • Now add the brown sugar to the warm semolina and stir a bit.
  • To this add the desiccated coconut and mix them altogether till ll the ingredients are well roasted to a golden brown color.
  • Now add the cooled strawberry paste to the above mixture, before it completely cools down, (a few table spoons of warm milk could be added at this point for extra moisture if needed) and start making the laddoos with a little handful each time.
  • Coat the laddoos with desiccated coconut and share it with friends and family.

Notes

  • The chewy texture of the coconut, the heady scent of the strawberries, the crunch of the nuts makes these strawberry coconut rava laddoos a mouthful of delight. Try it out, I bet you will permanently add them in your sweet and savory list for posterity !

Check out some of my recipes using strawberries , in the following links :

The chewy texture of the coconut, the heady scent of the strawberries, the crunch of the nuts makes these strawberry coconut rava laddoos a mouthful of delight.

Strawberry Ladoos, anyone?

The chewy texture of the coconut, the heady scent of the strawberries, the crunch of the nuts makes these strawberry coconut rava laddoos a mouthful of delight.

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