Sooji Nariyal Ladoo
11/2 Cups Sooji (Semolina)
1 Cup Shredded Coconut
2 tbsp. Ghee (Clarified Butter)
1 Cup Sugar
1/2 cup Water
1/4 tsp. elaichi powder (Green Cardamom)
25 gms. Kaju (Cashew nuts)
In a heavy bottom pan, roast semolina on a low heat till light brown in colour and crisp. Add shredded coconut and continue to roast, stirring continuously.
In other pan, add sugar and water and make one string syrup.
Now add roasted semolina, coconut and cardamom powder to this syrup and mix well. Keep aside covered for 30 minutes.
Make ping-pong size balls and decorate each ball with a piece of cashew nut.
Let it cool and then store.