Monday, 1 July 2013

Motichor Laddu Recipe

Hey here goes the recipe for the yummy motichor laddu, these finger liking ladus have been the favorites of we Indians since ages but are mostly purchased from sweet shops.

So, girls now its time to surprise your loved ones with the customized hand made ladus this Ramzan :)

Gram flour (besan)
2 1/2 cups
1 1/3 cups
1/4 cup
Orange colour
as required
to deep fry
Green cardamom seeds
1 tablespoon
Almonds,blanched and slivered
Pistachios,blanched and slivered

Method of Making Motichor Laddu:

  • Cook sugar with three cups of water to make syrup of one thread consistency.
  • Add milk and when the scum rises to the top, remove it.
  • Add color as desired and keep the syrup aside.
  • Make a thin batter of gram floor with three cups of water (pouring consistency).
  • Add color as desired.

  • Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai.
  • Hold a perforated spoon over the hot ghee, pour a little batter over it and pass the batter through it fast into the kadai to make boondis.
  •  Fry for about two to three minutes.
  • Remove the boondis using a slotted spoon, drain thoroughly and put into the syrup.
  • When the boondis have absorbed all the syrup add cardamom seeds and mix gently.

  • Divide into twenty-five portions and shape each into a laddu.
  • Garnish with slivers of pistachios or almonds. Cool and store.
Remember girls as these laddus are made of ghee they don't stay long and hence should be consumed fast :)