Diwali Special: 5 Ladoo Recipes For This Festive Season

Serve your guests with these mouthwatering ladoos this Diwali.

Diwali Special: 5 Ladoo Recipes For This Festive Season

Indian festivals are not just about tradition, ethnic clothes, lights and colours… it’s also about mouthwatering Indian sweets, especially ladoos! Without a platter of ladoos, Indian festivities seem incomplete. So, this Diwali don the chef’s hat and try your hand at these 5 simplified laddoo recipes for this Diwali.

Besan Ladoo

Besan Ladoo

INGREDIENTS

  • 500 gm besan (gram flour)
  • 350-400 gm ghee
  • 250 gm sugar, ground
  • 1 ½ cup cashew nuts, almonds and pistachios, cut into small pieces

METHOD

  1. In a pan, heat ghee and add besan to it. Roast it on a low flame until golden brown. Make sure there are no flour clumps.
  2. When the pan starts leaving ghee, remove it off of flame.
  3. Add sugar powder and dry fruits to it when it is still hot. Mix well. Let it cool down.
  4. When it is completely cooled down, start rolling the mixture into ladoos.

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Suji Ladoo

Suji Ladoo

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup suji (semolina)
  • ½ cup grated coconut
  • ½ cup ghee
  • ½ cup cashew nuts and almonds, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup sugar, ground
  • ½ cup milk, as per requirement
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder

METHOD

  1. In a pan, heat ghee and add suji to it. Roast it for 10 minutes on a low flame.
  2. Add dry fruits and grated coconut to the mixture. Stir well.
  3. Add sugar powder, little milk and cardamom powder to the mixture. Stir it continuously for the next 2 minutes. Remove it off the heat. Let it cool down.
  4. When it is completely cooled down, start rolling the mixture into ladoos.

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Carrot Ladoo

Carrot Ladoo

INGREDIENTS

  • 250 gm carrots, grated
  • 2 cups sugar, or as per taste
  • ½ tsp cardmom powder
  • ½ cup cashew nuts, almonds and pistachios, cut into small pieces

METHOD

  1. In a pan, add grated carrots and cook them on a low flame, continuously stirring them until they becomes soft.
  2. Add sugar to it and cook until the mixture becomes water-less.
  3. Add cardamom powder and chopped powder to it. Remove it off of the heat. Let it cool down.
  4. When it is completely cooled down, start rolling the mixture into ladoos.

Coconut Ladoo

Coconut Ladoo

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups fresh coconut, grated
  • ½ cup ghee
  • ½ cup condensed milk, or as required
  • ½ cup milk powder, or as required
  • ½ cup roasted coconut
  • ½ tsp kewda essence
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder

METHOD

  1. In a pan, cook grated coconut for 2 minutes on a low flame.
  2. Add ghee and condensed milk to it and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the rest of ingredients and mix well. Remove it off of heat. And let it cool down.
  4. When it is completely cooled down, start rolling the mixture into ladoos.

Flour Ladoo

Flour Ladoo

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup ghee
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ½ cup makhana
  • ½ cup gond (Tragacanth Gum), coarsely ground
  • 1 cup sugar, ground
  • 1 tbsp raisins

METHOD

  1. Grind almonds and makhana separately and keep them aside in two different bowls.
  2. In a pan, heat some ghee and add whole wheat flour to it. Roast it evenly on a low flame until golden brown.
  3. When the pan starts leaving ghee, remove it off of heat. Let it cool down.
  4. When the mixture cools down add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  5. Roll the mixture into ladoos.

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