Boondi Laddu

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Oct. 24, 2011


Gram flour 1 Kilogram
Sugar 1 Kilogram
Red food coloring 4 Drop
Lime 1/2
Milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Saffron essence 4 Drop
Cardamom seeds 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Melted ghee 2 Tablespoon
Baking powder 1 Pinch



1) Mix sugar with 250 grams of water and make a thin syrup. Add lime juice and strain it. Keep aside overnight.


1) Mix flour, baking powder and salt together and sieve.

2) Add ghee, milk and enough water to form a thick batter. Beat until batter is smooth.

3) Add few drops of food coloring and set aside for 15-20 minutes.

4) In a large wok, heat ghee to smoking temperature, then lower the heat.

5) Using a sieve or colander with big holes, drop the batter into ghee and fry until golden brown.

6) Make syrup thick with single thread consistency. Add cardamom seeds, essence and add little boondi at a time.

7) When all the boondi is sweetened, dust hands with rice flour or grease them and make laddus.


8) Allow the boondi laddus to set.

9) Store them in airtight containers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2030Calories from Fat 216

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.5%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 306 mg12.75%

Total Carbohydrates 399 g133%

Dietary Fiber 28 g112%

Sugars 278 g

Protein 57 g114%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet