This is an easy ladoo anyone can make with
less effort and time . Made with soaked Bengal
gram,this ladoo tastes like a motichur ladoo.
I had this idea during the lockdown( as I didn’t
get gram flour )but was hesitant to try it at
that time . Today I tried it and it turned
I must state that, each type of ladoo has it’s
I had this recipe with semolina in an old
cookbook,( will post that later, as I never post
recipes without trying and tasting it and of
course wait for the comments of my
kids,who are my best critics too.😀.
Now to the recipe
2 cups Bengal gram dal ( kadala parippu)
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups sugar
1/2-1 tsp cardamon powder
A pinch of edible camphor
A pinch of kesar / kesari powder
Cashews and raisins
Oil for frying
2 tbsp ghee
•Wash the dal well and soak for 3-4 hours.
•Grind to a coarse paste without water.
•Add salt .
•Heat oil in a shallow pan.
•Drop little portions like pakoras into the oil.
•Remove from fire, when it is light golden
colour not brown
•Prepare sugar syrup with 1/2 cup water ( soft
ball stage or 2 string consistency ).
•Crush the fried pakoras in a mixer,to a coarse
mix ( don’t grind fine ).
•Mix into the thick syrup and heat for 2-3
minutes and mix well.
•Remove from fire
•Mix in the rest of the ingredients,and allow to
•Bind into ladoos and allow to cool completely
and then serve .