Boondi ke laddoo

A festive sweet a must during diwali

Recipe by usha of dubai, AE

Try these mouth watering laddoos

Ingredients vegetarian 20 servings

    • 2 cups Laddu besan
    • 3 cups sugar
    • 2 tsp rice flour
    • 1 pinch baking soda
    • 1 pinch kesar powder (optional)
    • 1 tsp elaichi powder
    • 2 tbsp cashew nuts broken
    • a few raisins
    • a few cloves
    • diamond sugar(optional)


    1. Make a batter using rice flour, besan or chana dal atta, baking soda, kesar powder with water to a thick pouring consistency.
    2. The batter should be slightly thicker than dosa batter.
    3. Heat a kadhai with cooking oil or ghee and make boondis with a boondi maker.
    4. Fry till boondis are golden brown.
    5. In a separate vessel which should be wide mouthed, heat 3 cups sugar with 1 cup water till sugar is dissolved and u achieve a single string consistency.
    6. Remove from fire.add the fried boondis to the sugar syrup and keep mixing.
    7. Repeat this procedure till all the batter is exhausted.leave the mix for 4 to 5 hours.
    8. Heat 1tbsp ghee in a pan.fry kishmish(raisins) ,kaju and cloves.add this to boondis.
    9. Fry the cloves separately and powder them and add if you don't like it whole.
    10. Add 1tsp of elaichi powder,and sugar cubes(small).
    11. Make ladoos of desired size and store in an airtight box. makes around 100 ladoos of medium size.
    12. Keeps for 1 month without refrigerating



    Pls tell me what is laddu besan?Is it different from normal besan?Pls reply ASAP as I hv to make it in this festive season.



    hey saadia,nice to know u liked boondi laddoo.thanks.





    hi anu, boondi maker is a deep perforated ladle used to make boondis.i hope i am clear.


    what is boondi maker