Recipe: Boondi Laddu

Try out the recipe of this delightful, forever favourite Indian sweet.


• 2 cups Gram Flour (Besan)
• 1/2 kg Ghee
• A few drops Milk
• 6 strands Saffron (Kesar)
• 2 cups Sugar
• 15 Green Cardamoms Powder
• 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
• 15 Cashewnuts


• In a pan, heat water and sugar to make sugar syrup.
• Add saffron and cardamom powder to the sugar syrup and stir well.
• Add soda and water to gram flour and make a smooth paste.
• Heat ghee in a deep frying pan and put the gram flour paste in the boondi maker and press out small boondis and fry till light yellow.
• In another pan, fry cashew nuts.
• Add the boondis and fried cashew nuts and raisins to the sugar syrup and mix. Cool.
• Grease your hands and roll out small laddoos out of the boondi mixture. Allow to cool. Store in air-tight containers.

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