In this ‘Easy Diwali Sweets’ recipe series, Laddu is a traditional Indian sweet made of flour, sugar with other ingredients that vary from recipe to recipe.
This recipe is courtesy of Venusitas and was first published in Flavours magazine.
- Coconut Candy
- Tirupati Laddu
- Yellow Halwa
- Ghee Mysore Pak
- Ghee Palgova
- Kumar’s Mother’s Ghee Balls
- 830g dhal flour
- 500ml water
- 830g sugar
- 830ml oil
- Mix the flour with 400ml water, then sieve the mixture through a boondi sieve (perforated metal ladle used to make savoury Indian treats) to remove lumps.
- In a pot, boil the sugar with the remaining 100ml water till the sugar dissolves to form a thick syrup, then add to 830g dhal flour mixture and mix well.
- In a separate pan, heat up the oil, then pour into mixture and combine well. Using your hands, shape the mixture into lime-sized balls.