Fry the rava in a pan. Keep aside.
Add ghee into the pan and fry the cashewnuts and raisins. Keep them aside too.
Fry the coconut in the remaining ghee till it turns reddish and keep it aside too.
Place sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a pan on fire.
Allow the sugar to get dissolved completely.
:- You need not make it into a thick syrup.
Add fried rava, fried coconut, fried cashews, fried raisins and cardamom into the pan.
Reduce the flame and stir continuously.
Remove from the flame.
Allow it to cool.
Make small balls off the above mixture.
:- If you find it hard to shape them into ladoos, do so after dipping your hands in milk. It will be much easier.