A popular Diwali sweet – motichoor laddu
Makes around 15-18 laddoos.
Chickpea flour/besan/kadalamavu – 250 gm
Orange food colouring
Sugar – 1 1/3 cups
Water – 3 cups
Vegetable oil – for deep frying
Melon seeds – 1 tbsp
Pistachios – 1 tbsp
Ground cardamom -1 tsp
Saffron threads – few
To make sugar syrup
Heat a heavy bottom pan with water, sugar and saffron threads. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Boil it. Remove any scum as it forms on the surface. Continue boiling until it reaches a one thread consistency. Set aside.
To make Boondis
Mix besan with enough water to make a smooth batter (uniform pouring consistency). Add orange food colour as needed.
Transfer the boondis to warm sugar syrup, which is set aside earlier. When the boondis absorb the sugar syrup, add melon seeds, pistachios, cardamom powder, and 2 tbsp of ghee. Mix well. Transfer this to your blender and give quick (1-2) pulse. Transfer back to a plate.
Grease your hands with a little ghee, then roll the boondis into small balls.
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19 thoughts on “Motichoor laddu”
laddus looks really delicious and perfect.
want to grab some,too good
looks so perfectly made… drooling here…
came out well and tempting too
Really impressive but now sure if I can made. Love any kind of Indian sweets and definitely these beauties are included. Btw, following you on blogger. Not sure if you are. Appreciate the same please.
You make it seem so simple. The motichoor ladoos look lovely
The ladoos look delicious! This is my son's favourite.
Wow ladoos look so good and well presented too.
the color looks awesome ,yummy one
Thank you Beena for linking these perfect ladoos to the diwali event.
Delciious motichoor laddu, Love it, I haven't made one I will make it, when I get some time.
aaah..kazhinja divasaam kurachu boondhi undaakie..but athu anghanae thannae akathaakie 🙁 . Had yu posted this a week before…oru kai nookamaaayirunnu.
Ladoos look awesome, I can have one now..
My favourite diwali sweet……………….you made it perfectly.Ladoos looks very inviting.
Wowww Wowww wow.. Awesome is the word.. Pic is just super.. I want to taste the Ladoos..
Happy Diwali, ladoos looks so yum and festive.
Beena these look really delicious !!
Beautiful dish n perfect for the festival…