BISMILLAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHEEM
Semolina - 1 1/2 cups
Fresh coconut, scraped 3/4 cup
Desi ghee - 4tbsp
Sugar - 1 cup
Raisins - 2 tbsp
Green cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Heat ghee in a thick bottomed kadai, stir fry semolina on low heat, till it just starts changing color to light golden. Add scraped coconut and continue to stir-fry for one more minute.
Cook sugar with half a cup of water on medium heat, stirring continously till it dissolves.
Increase heat, and bring the syrup to a boil.
Cook without stirring for about five minutes or till it reaches single thread consistency.
Add warm roasted semolina mixture and green cardamom powder to sugar syrup and mix well.
Cover with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes, stirring the mixture at regular intervals.
Divide the mixture into 12 to 15 equal portions. Shape into firm laddoos and decorate with raisins.