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Motichoor Ladoo (ਮੋਤੀਚੂਰ ਲਾਦੂ, മോടിചൂര്‍ ലടൂ, మోతీచూర్ లడ్డు, मोतीचूर लड्डू)


Motichoor Ladoo (ਮੋਤੀਚੂਰ ਲਾਦੂ, మొతిచూర్ లడ్డు, मोतीचूर लड्डू) This delicious laddoo is a standard Indian sweet served at just about any special occasion in India. It is all time favorite to Lord Ganesha and also served on many occasions all over India , but this is special in North India.

Regional Dish : Punjab;  Rajasthan; Maharastra; Andhra Pradesh; North India.

Cuisine Style : Punjab | Cooking Time 30 minutes | Take it as Snack | Type Sweet | Shelf Life : 3 days.

Appx. Nutritional values calculated for 1 serving ( 1no): Calories (261.6 K cal), Carbohydrates (19.6 g), Protein (3.3 g), Fat (6.8 g).

Ingredients to serve :

For Boondi :

  • Gram flour 2 1/2 Cups
  • Milk 500 ml
  • Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee for deep frying 3 cups
  • A fine holed shallow strainer spoon

For Syrup :

  • Sugar 2 1/2 Cups
  • Water 3 1/2 Cups
  • Milk  2 tbsp
  • Few drops saffron (kesari) colour

Method :

For Syrup :

  1. Put sugar and water in a vessel and boil.
  2. When sugar dissolves, add milk.
  3. Boil for 5 minutes till scum forms on top.
  4. Strain and return to fire.
  5. Add colour and boil till sticky but no thread has formed.
  6. Add cardamom powder and mix. Keep aside.

For Boondi :

  1. Mix flour and milk to a smooth batter.
  2. Heat ghee in a heavy frying pan.
  3. Hold strainer on top with one hand.
  4. With the other pour some batter all over the holes.
  5. Tap gently till all batter has fallen into hot ghee.
  6. Stir with another strainer and remove when boondi turn light golden.
  7. Keep aside. Repeat for remaining batter.
  8. Once all the boondi is done ,put  boondi in to syrup and mix so that all the boondi gets coated with sugar syrup.
  9. Spread in a large plate. Cover and keep for 5 minutes.
  10. Shape in ladoos with moist palms.
  11. Cool and keep open to dry, before storing in air tight container.


Other variants / Cuisine Style : None.

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