Friday, October 21, 2011

Laddoo Recipe

Laddoo are ball like sweets which are made nearly on every occasion at Indian homes. There are many varieties available in laddoo i.e. you can make it with basin (chickpea flour), suji (semolina), gram flour and many other ingredients. Laddoo are very nutrient and are loved by whole family members, especially children. Down is the simplest and easiest recipe of making laddoo at home.


For sugar syrup:
  • Two and a half cups sugar
  • A pinch of yellow food color
  • Three and a half cups of water
  • Half teaspoon of cardamom powder (ilaichi powder)
  • Two tablespoons of milk
Preparation Process: Cook water and sugar at low flame. When sugar gets dissolved, add milk in it and boil until white bubbles start forming over the surface. Strain the sugar syrup and again keep the strained syrup over the flame. Add in it food color and cardamom powder and cook it until it gets into sticky form. For laddoo:
  • Two and a half cups of gram flour (besan) which is not finely grounded
  • 500 ml milk
  • 3 cups ghee
  • Small strainer
  • Half cup of melon seeds (char maghaz) or as much liked
Preparation Process: Add milk in gram flour by continuously mixing with spoon. Heat the ghee. Take the strainer and start dropping gram flour mixture over it so that mixture falls in the shape of drops in the ghee. Fry the drops until they are golden brown. These are called boondi. When boondi of whole mixture will be made, soak them in the sugar syrup for five minutes and then put them in a bowl. Add melon seeds in them and start forming fine balls of these with greased palms. Garnish them with silver paper and let them dry in the open year before serving or storing.

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