Here is a sweet that we can prepare in a jiffy!
Other names: Pottu kadalai ladoo, maladu, nei laddu, nei urundai, dalia ladoo.
Puffed channa dhal - 1 cup
sugar - 1 cup
(sugar : dhal = 1:1 ratio)
ghee - 1 cup
cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
cashew nut - 10
raisin - 10
Dry grind the puffed channa dhal and sugar to a fine powder.
Mix the cardamom powder with it.
Heat a tsp of ghee and fry the cashews, raisins. Mix it with the powdered dhal.
Melt the ghee.
Mix it with the powdered dhal little by little and make small key-lime size balls while it is hot. (Melt the ghee then and there while preparing the ladoo).
Pottu kadalai ladoo is ready!
Serve as snack.
It can be stored in air tight container for a week.
Makes 12 ladoos (approx).
I made this ladoo for a quick snack and changed the recipe by reducing the ghee. But the traditional method explained above tastes better than my healthy version. Anyway if you need some snack with less ghee follow mine:).
Here I have added only 1 tbsp ghee. Replaced the ghee by very little milk, as the addition of milk with sugar makes it easy.
But this ladoo won't last long in room temperature, because of the addition of milk.
Friday, April 23, 2010
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Looks yummy .. my fav too.
give me any urundai..i do swaga in a sec..healthy and delicious
Lovely tempting laddoos.... Reminded me of those days back when I was small.... when I used to taste them.. WOW!!!!
Heyy,,Viki nei laddu nalla seithurukkeenga paa,,,en amma gyabagam vanthuduchu avanga nalla seivanga..
Yummmy yummy laddu :) thanks for this quick and easy recipe.
Hmmm. Healthy delicious laddu's
Thx. for sharing dear :-)
yummy laddu...have to try...
hmm..after a very long time i'm get to see these yummy mouth-watering porikadalai laddu Viki...feel like grabbing a few and pop into my mouth...hmhm yummmyoo:P
What is puffed chanadhal? I only have raw uncooked and roasted chana dhal called dalia.
Ladoos look nice and simple to make.Healthy too.
Yummy sweet.Looks like urad dal laddoo.Never try with this dal.Nice post viki.
Something new to me, laddoos look delicious, i could def grab one right now :)
Woww, love this laddoos, its has been ages i had them..supera irruku Viki..
Nice tempting laddus Viki...looks good.
I like pottukadalai laadu, its easy to finish for quick snack and healthy as well:)
I use to grab pottukadalai and sugar and munch when I was kid! The ladoo looks delicious!
Viki dear..thanx for this easy version of laddu..my granny used to make them for us for b'days or other spl occassions...I will make these at the earliest..
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