Boondi ladduBoondi Laddu is very famous during the festive season of Lord Ganesh. It is considered boondi ladoo is one of the famous Vinayaka Chavithi recipes. 

Ingredients:

Gram flour – 1 cup
Cardamom powder – 1 pinch
Saffron – 1 pinch
Rice flour – 1 tbsp
Melon seeds – 1 tbsp
Baking Powder -1 pinch
Cashew nut (half broken) – 1 tbsp
Raisins – 1 tsp
1 cup Water
Sugar – 2 cups
Ghee – 2 tsp
Oil for deep fry




Preparation of Boondi Laddu:

 

  • Mix the Gram flour, baking powder, rice flour
  • Batter the above mixed flours until it turns smooth and thick.
  • Heat the oil for deep fry of the batter (let the batter is smooth so that it can enter through sieve freely).
  • Pour the batter over a round holed sieve by tapping gently with a spoon
  • Let the small balls of dough are deep fried and keep aside.

 

Note: While deep fry make sure that the batter or round balls doesn’t become crispy they should remain soft

 

  • On other hand, take a deep bottomed vessel to make sugar syrup by adding water and sugar.
  • Stir the mixture continuously until the syrup reaches ½ thread consistency.
  • Take a small vessel and put cashew nuts, melon seeds, raisins and fry them.
  • Mix melon seeds, cashew nuts, raisins, saffron, cardamom powder to the fried boondies
  • Make it into round balls

 

Note: Make the balls when the mixture is warm or else sugar crystallizes and balls cannot be formed.

 

  • When Boondi Laddoo get cooled, they are ready to be served.
  • You can even refrigerate it for storing for long time (put it in a air tight container)