Ladoo is very very famous sweet in India that is often prepared on every celebrations.In India there are so many variation in laddu. But i like most Motichoor laddu, moti means pearl.So here is the recipe -
- 2 cups gram flour (besan)
- 500g milk
- 2 cups clarified butter( Desi ghee) for deep fry
- 2 tablespoon almonds chopped
- 2 tablespoon pistachios chopped
- a few drop of saffron food color
- 2 cups (250 g) sugar
- 2 tablespoon milk
- 2 1/2 cups water
- 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
First of all put sugar and water in a bowl and boil. When sugar dissolve then add milk mix well and boil it for 5 minutes, make a sticky syrup of one-thread consistency.Add cardamom powder and keep aside.
In the meantime mix the flour and milk to make a smooth batter little watery not so thick.Then add saffron color. Heat clarified butter in a heavy fry pan.Pour the batter over the strainer into the hot ghee, fry it till golden color.Do not over fry them and take out when they are still soft and then drain out. Repeat same method for remaining batter.
When its done add fried drops of bondies ,almonds, pistachios in the syrup and mix well. Drain any excess syrup. Keep aside only five minutes. While still warm, make round balls as ladoo.cool and keep open to dry.Delicious ladoo is ready!!