Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Maladu - Roasted Moong Dal & Split Gram Flour Laddu for Navarathri

Moong Dal Flour (store bought) - 1 cup
Roasted Split Gram dal / Pottukadalai / Dalia - 1 cup
Sugar - 1 to 1 1/4 cup
Ghee - 3 to 4 TBSP or little less than 1/4 cup
Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp

  1. Take the roasted gram, and dry roast in a skillet on low-med heat.  For about 2 minutes.  Let it cool.
  2. In a blender, grind the roasted gram / Pottukadalai / dalia to a fine powder.  Keep it aside.
  3. In the same blender, place the sugar and make a fine powder.
  4. In a skillet, on a low heat, roast moong dal flour until it gives a nice aroma.  Let it cool completely.
  5. Sift both flours in a bowl.  
  6. Add the powdered sugar and mix well.   Add 1 cup sugar first and if you think you need more sugar add the rest.  Mix in the cardamom powder.
  7. Melt the ghee.
  8. Slowly add the hot melted ghee to the flour mixture.  Mix well.
  9. Once you are able to form a ball, stop pouring the ghee.  
  10. Mix thoroughly and start making round balls.
  11. If you find hard to form balls, sprinkle little bit milk (about 1 tsp) to the mixture.  
  12. Store it in a airtight container.   

1 comment:

  1. Cute and very attractive laddoos..Feel like grabbing one and having rite now.


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