Heat of ¼ cup ghee in a pan, add rava/sooji and roast on medium heat. Roast it till it starts gives the roasted aroma. Keep rest of 3 tbsp ghee for roasting nuts.
¼ Cup + 2 tbsp Ghee, 1 Cup Fine Rava/Sooji
Now add dessicated coconut and roast it for another 1-2 mins.
½ Cup Dessicated Coconut
Take out the sooji coconut mixture in a separate plate.
Now add remaining 2 tbsp ghee and roast nuts and raisins. Once the nuts start turning light brown, take it out in the same plate with sooji coconut mix.
¼ Cup + 2 tbsp Ghee, 10-12 Cashew nuts and Raisins(each)
Prepare sugar syrup of one thread consistency. (See the steps mentioned below)
Now add the roasted mixture in sugar syrup. and mix it well.
Transfer the mixture in the plate and spread it evenly. Let it cool. It will take about 20 mins to an hour.
Once the ladoo mixture is cool enough to handle, mix it thoroughly with hands.
Add milk 2 tbsp at a time to bind the mixture. Do not add all the milk at once.
¼ Cup Milk
Shape ladoos. If the mixture is crumbly then again add more milk.
Shape into ladoos. You can also shape into modaks using the modak mold for Ganesh festival.
Leave the ladoos on the counter for few hrs, so that it sets completely.
Then store in an airtight container and use as required.
Stays good for a week when stored in refrigerator and 3-4 days without refrigerator.