Boondi Laddu Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
Vegetarian

Ingredients

 Gram flour1 Kilogram
 Sugar1 Kilogram
 Red food coloring4 Drop
 Lime1⁄2
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Saffron essence4 Drop
 Cardamom seeds1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Melted ghee2 Tablespoon
 Baking powder1 Pinch

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2030 Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.9%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.9 mg

Sodium 306.2 mg12.8%

Total Carbohydrates 399 g133%

Dietary Fiber 28.2 g112.6%

Sugars 278.4 g

Protein 57 g114.6%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 17.5% Iron 70.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

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

MAKING
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.

SERVING
8) Allow the boondi laddus to set.
9) Store them in airtight containers.
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