How to Make Laddoo

Laddoo is a ball-shaped sweet popular among the Indians. It is made of flour and sugar with other ingredients that vary by recipe. Laddu is often prepared for festivals and religious occasions.

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This is my mum-in-laws's recipe. These detailed steps will be easy for beginners:)

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Ingredients: Gram flour, ghee, cashew nuts, raisins and yellow food coloring.

Ingredients: Gram flour, ghee, cashew nuts, raisins and yellow food coloring.

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Cardamoms.

Cardamoms.

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Big and small strainer, perforated ladle, deep ladle.

Big and small strainer, perforated ladle, deep ladle.

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Slice the raisins into 4.

Slice the raisins into 4.

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Chop the cashew nuts.

Chop the cashew nuts.

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Pour the gram flour into a big mixing bowl.

Pour the gram flour into a big mixing bowl.

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Put salt

Put salt

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Add more water. Whisk the batter rigorously until it gets pouring consistency.

Add more water. Whisk the batter rigorously until it gets pouring consistency.

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Blend dry the cardamoms.

Blend dry the cardamoms.

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Sieve the cardamoms into the batter.

Sieve the cardamoms into the batter.

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Make sure no lumps in the batter.

Make sure no lumps in the batter.

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Heat the wok. Should be medium hot.

Heat the wok. Should be medium hot.

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Pour half the ghee into the wok.

Pour half the ghee into the wok.

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Put in the cashew nuts.

Put in the cashew nuts.

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Then the raisins.

Then the raisins.

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Fry both for few seconds.

Fry both for few seconds.

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Fried cashew nuts and raisins.

Fried cashew nuts and raisins.

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Put in the balance ghee and add some oil to fry the 'batter'.

Put in the balance ghee and add some oil to fry the 'batter'.

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Now place the perforated ladle above the hot oil in wok and pour the batter straight into that perforated ladle from the deep ladle. And allow the droplets to flow directly in the hot oil.

Now place the perforated ladle above the hot oil in wok and pour the batter straight into that perforated ladle from the deep ladle. And allow the droplets to flow directly in the hot oil.

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Spread the batter in the perforated ladle with the help of the deep ladle until the batter is almost scraped off from the perforated ladle.

Spread the batter in the perforated ladle with the help of the deep ladle until the batter is almost scraped off from the perforated ladle.

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Fry the 'boondis' until they are nicely done. But remember not to fry them for a long time otherwise boondis will become crispy and that will be the least thing you want for laddoos.

Fry the 'boondis' until they are nicely done. But remember not to fry them for a long time otherwise boondis will become crispy and that will be the least thing you want for laddoos.

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Remove the fried 'boondis' with the medium slotted spoon and keep them on paper towel to get rid of excess oil.

Remove the fried 'boondis' with the medium slotted spoon and keep them on paper towel to get rid of excess oil.

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Or just let the oil drip itself.

Or just let the oil drip itself.

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Right from the wok, while it is hot...squeeze excessive oil.

Right from the wok, while it is hot...squeeze excessive oil.

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Like this.

Like this.

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Boil 1 cup of water and add sugar. Let the sugar melt completely. After sugar gets dissolved cook for 3-4 more minutes and then check.

Boil 1 cup of water and add sugar. Let the sugar melt completely. After sugar gets dissolved cook for 3-4 more minutes and then check.

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Take 1-2 drops of syrup in a bowl, make it cool down and check with help of your thumb and forefinger. It should have one thread consistency. If thread is not formed cook syrup for 1-2 more minutes.

Take 1-2 drops of syrup in a bowl, make it cool down and check with help of your thumb and forefinger. It should have one thread consistency. If thread is not formed cook syrup for 1-2 more minutes.

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Sugar syrup is ready.

Sugar syrup is ready.

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Add 'boondi' in the syrup and mix all ingredients nicely.

Add 'boondi' in the syrup and mix all ingredients nicely.

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Mix around 10 minutes, by then the 'boondis' will absorb the syrup.

Mix around 10 minutes, by then the 'boondis' will absorb the syrup.

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Should look like this.

Should look like this.

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With help of both hands press the mixture making round ladoos (must do it fast before the mixture cools down).

With help of both hands press the mixture making round ladoos (must do it fast before the mixture cools down).

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Tempting and mouth drooling ladoos are ready.

Tempting and mouth drooling ladoos are ready.

Ingredients

1 Kilogram Gram flour  
¾ kilograms Sugar 
400 Grams Ghee  
80 Grams Cashew nuts 
40 Grams Raisins 
24 Cardamoms 
Water as required 
Oil as required 
Salt as required 
4 Pinches Yellow colouring 
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