Sharing a lovely sweet for Diwali. This is such a soul satisfying sweet. Although I am on a perpetual weight loss plan, I simply cannot resist have a bite of these when they are still in stock ;)
3 cups besan
2 cups fine rava (sooji/samolina)
3 cups sugar
2 cups ghee
1 tablespoon cardamom powder
½ cup raisins, dry fruits (optional)
Roast rava(sooji/semolina) on medium flame without ghee until it becomes very light and roasted aroma starts coming from the rava(sooji/semolina). Roast besan with ghee on slow flame until it becomes very light and slight change in colour (roast besan very patiently otherwise it will taste really bad). Add rava(sooji/semolina)in it and mix it nicely …roast it again on low flame for 5 minutes. Turn off the gas after the mixture has a nice reddish color. When the mix is of the temperature where it can be handled, add the sugar into the roasted rava-besan ghee mixture. Add cardamom powder & raisins in it. Allow it to cool or until it becomes little hard for making ladoo. Make small ladu of this mixture. Enjoy!!