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Boondi ladoo


Cuisine Style: South India | Preparation & CookingTime: 15 to 20 minutes | To Serve: 5 | Type: Sweet, Festival, Diwali Sweet

Ingredients

  • Gram flour [Kadalai maavu, besan] – 2 cups
  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Ghee – 4 tbsp
  • Cloves – 4
  • Green cardamom powder – ½ tbsp
  • Cashews – 5
  • Raisins – 8
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt a pinch
  • Water as needed
  • Oil or ghee for deep frying

Preparation

  • Heat ghee in a pan roast cashew nuts & raisins then chop & keep it aside.
  • Sieve gram flour.
  • Now take the gram flour in a bowl, add pinch of salt, turmeric powder mix well
  • Then add water to make it flowing consistency (Not too much watery)
  • Heat enough oil in a pan then pour one ladle full of batter over the boondi ladle then gently scratch with the ladle.
  • Deep fry both on medium heat.
  • Once its ready take it out & drain on absorbent paper.
  • Transfer boondis to a bowl & cover with lid.
  • Then fry another set of boondis then transfer to a bowl.
  • Heat water & sugar (1: ½) in a pan let it boil till half string consistency or one string consistency [arai kambi padham / ilam kambi padam] then cut off heat.
  • Once its ready add two tbsp of ghee to avoid crystallization.
  • Add green cardamom powder.
  • Add fried boondi, raisins, cashew nuts, & clovesin to the warm sugar syrup & gently mix.
  • Leave it for a min then again gently mix (So that the boondhi absorb the sugar syrup completely)
  • Then take one handful of mixture and make a ball shaped Ladoos in warm stage
  • Then let it cool & store it in an airtight container use within 5 days

Tip

  • You can add nutmeg scraps and kalkandu for another variation

How to make Boondi ladoo-Traditional style video

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How To Make Boondi laddu or Boondi ladoo - Step by Step Photos

Boondi ladoo ingredients Boondi ladoo ingredients- Nutmeg, cardamom, cloves, cashews, & raisins

Heat ghee in a pan add raisins, cashews roastHeat ghee in a pan add raisins, cashews roast

In a bowl add gram flour, saltIn a bowl add gram flour, salt

Add turmeric powder, mix wellAdd turmeric powder, mix well

Add water slowly make thick batter without lumpsAdd water slowly make thick batter without lumps

Then add water make boondi batter [Flowing consistency]Then add water make boondi batter [Flowing consistency]

For sugar syrup add 1 cup sugar in a panFor sugar syrup add 1 cup sugar

Add half cup water & let it boil till half string consistencyAdd half cup water & let it boil till half string consistency

Sugar syrup is ready.Sugar syrup is ready cut off heat

One string consistency, cut off heatOne string consistency

Add cardamom powde & ghee [to avoid crystallization]Add cardamom powde & ghee [to avoid crystallization]

Heat oil, take batter in a spoon, check consistencyHeat oil, take batter in a spoon, check consistency

Hold boondi ladle over the pan, pour batter gently shakeHold boondi ladle over the pan, pour batter gently shake

Deep fry [Dont fry for long time]Deep fry

Once its reaady, remove from oil, place boondis in a bowl, cover lid, repeat this procedure for all boondisOnce its reaady, remove from oil, place boondis in a bowl, cover lid

Add sugar syrup mix well, leave it for 5 minAdd sugar syrup mix well, leave it for 5 min

Add ghee for shiny texture of laddooAdd ghee for shiny texture of laddoo

Add cloves & ghee roasted, chopped nuts, raisinsAdd cloves & ghee roasted, chopped nuts, raisins

Take handful of boondis, make lemon size ladoos in warm stageTake handful of boondis, make lemon size ladoos

Shape ladooShape ladoo

Boondi laddu is ready, let it cool & store it in an airtight container use with in 5 daysBoondi ladoo is ready, let it cool, keep in an airtight container use with in 5 days

Boondi laddu Boondi laddu is ready

Boondi ladoo-Inside viewBoondi ladoo inside view

Quick & Easy boondi ladduQuick & Easy boondi laddu

Boondi ladoo without artificial colourBoondi ladoo inside view

Simple boondi laddu for diwaliSimple boondi laddu for diwali


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