MAGJI LADOO

magji ladoo

(Mug~jee Lud~do)
Sweet Gram Flour Balls

By Renuka Bhatia

Ingredients

Gram flour – 1 cup
Ghee – 1/3 cup
Powdered sugar – ½ cup
Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp.
Milk – 1 tblsp.
Ghee – 3 tblsp.
Dry fruits (Almonds, Pistachio, Cashewnuts) – ½ cup (crushed into small pieces)

Method

1. Heat 3 tblsp. ghee in a pan till it is liquid.

2. In a flat bowl, place the gram flour. Make a well in the centre and pour the heated ghee in the centre along with 1 tblsp. of milk.

3. Mix well till small granules are formed. Sieve the mixture to ensure uniform granules formation.

4. Cook the sieved mixture in the pan with the 1/3 cup ghee. Roast till the mixture turns reddish brown in colour.

5. Add powdered sugar, crushed dry fruits and cardamom powder to this mixture. Cook till the powdered sugar is dissolved. Remove from flame and allow it to cool.

6. When almost cool, mix well and form Ladoos. Ladoos can be formed by rolling a portion of the mixture in the palm of your hands to form small balls.

To Serve
Magji Ladoo are served at room temperature and have a shelf life of about 8 days and can be served along with a savory for evening snacks.

Variation
Gram flour can be replaced with Coarse wheat flour and Split green gram flour (without skin). The preparation steps remain the same.

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