Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Rawa Naral Strawberry Laddoo




Iam not a big fan of sweets and so is my husband:-)
I had stocked up semolina for some reason(may be for rava upma)...saw the packs and thought..why not try making some sweet for a change?
I have never tried making anything other than payasam/kheer.So,i made this sweet and it came out pretty well(atleast in my terms) :-).
This is a common sweet in the Laddoo
family.
I have just added strawberries and the outcome was delightful.

Ingredients:

3-4 tablespoon of Ghee
2 cups of Semolina(rawa)
8 Cashewnuts broken into small pieces pieces
1 cup of sugar
1/2 teaspoon cardomom powder
1/2 cup of grated coconut
3-4 strawberries(cut them into into small pieces)

Heat ghee in a skillet,fry the semolina on low heat and once it starts changing to golden colour add grated coconut,cardamom powder and cashewnuts.Mix well and fry for 2-3 more mins.
Now to make sugar syrup,cook sugar with half cup of water and stir till sugar dissolves.Increase heat and bring the syrup to a boil.Now add the syrup to the semolina mixture. Then,add the strawberry pieces and mix well.Remove it from fire and cover with a lid.
After 15 mins stir the mixture and allow it to cool.Divide mixture and shape them into laddoos.

3 comments:

SHUBHA said...

hey the ladoo's look tempting... i will try it with apple... i have apple at home and no strawberry...:)..nice idea... lovely recipe... keep it up dear...

Kruthika said...

Thanks Shubha.Make sure you put them in the fridge later.Any fruit am sure would give a different flavour.I chose Strawberry because since i thought it has a tangy flavour.konjam pulipa irukum la..thats why :-)

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