Sunday, July 15, 2007

Sweet Boondi Ladoos

Ingredients for preparing Boondi:
250gm besan flour (gram flour),
1-tbsp baking soda,
Ghee for deep frying.

Ingredients for making ladoos:
50gm Kishmis (Raisins),
50gm cashew (Kaju),
2-cup sugar,
2-cup water,
2-3 drops of edible orange color mixed in 1-tbsp of water.

To prepare the syrup:
Step 1: Boil the water and the sugar together and stir till the sugar melts.

Step 2: Thicken the syrup slightly by cooking it on medium flame for 3-4 minutes more.
Step 3: Add the mixer of orange color. Turn off the flame and keep aside.

Step 4: Soak the raisins in to the water for 5-mintues.
Step 5: After that dry with cotton towel.

To make Boondi:
Step 1: Take a bowl and mix gram flour and baking soda.

Step 2: Add the water for making smooth paste.

Step 3: Making smooth paste of flour and stir well.

Step 4: Heat the enough ghee in a kadhai.
Step 5: Through a round slotted spoon with round slots, pour the gram flour mixture onto hot ghee, a little at a time.Step 6: The surface of the ghee should be covered with very small balls or boondi.

Step 7: Fry until crispy but not brown.
Step 8: Remove from the ghee. While the boondi is still warm place in the prepared syrup.

Step 9: Soak for 1-minutes and remove the boondi from syrup and place it in a dish.

Step 10: After making all sweet boondis and fry the raisins for 10-secounds only.

Step 11: Turn off the flame and mix this raisins into sweet boondis.

Step 12: Cut the cashew in to small pieces and add into boondi. ( you also add almonds pieces)Step 13: Serve hot sweet boondi with dinner or lunch. You also make this dish before one day of party and when you like to serve cook in microwave for 2-minutes.

Step 14: Grease your palms with oil and shape the boondi into small balls.


Saju said...

wonderful photos! I have this recipe on my blog slightly different but same!
I love these ladoos. They are usual wedding fare in my circle

Padmaja said...

I love boondhi laddus kajal, i feel like having one now!!

Coffee said...

Excellent presentation Kajal!!! Too good! I have never dared to make them at home.

Foodie said...

Loved the new look of your blog.
Send some boondi ladoos here.They are beauties.

Foodie said...

Send me your email address. I will add yours to yahoo messenger. I will definitely open my yahoo messenger now. I have two boys one is 4 yrs old and another one is 2 yrs old. You can imagine, after they go to bed at night, I do all my blogging stuff. Cause during day time they would hardly let me do anything.

Laavanya said...

Wow Kajal.. they look SO good. Love the fact that every step has a photo to go with it.

Sia said...

excellent step by step description kajal. i donno i will ever attempt to make these at home.
by the way, love the new look of ur blog:)

bhags said...

Nice step by step pics....and a wonderful treat to eyes and tounge...:)

archana said...

Kajal I love this ladoo but never tried to make them at home. Good step by step instructions and lovely recipe:)

Asha said...

Beautiful! When I went to Temple in Nashville,I bought a huge Boondi laddu as prasad! It was you! Thanks for this:))

Suganya said...

Kajal, You have so much patience. My mom used to make this for Diwali, thats all.. Wow!

Prema Sundar said...

wow just yesterday had ladoos .. and was thinking to make it sometime in the festival season... haven't tried making ladoos before and ur step by step pics will be very useful to me. thanks .

Roopa said...

wow yum love boondi laddus. i make it only during deepavali. one of the favorites of my family too...

Vcuisine said...

Beautiful Kajal, Looks like big event coming up :) Viji

Arti Honrao said...



USHA said...

Hi Kajal,,

Hmmm..amazing picture demo....great a sweet and delicious ladoos..
:(tempting alot..

Cynthia said...

Thank you Kajal, another great sweet to add to my list of desserts. My cousin shared her halwa recipe last week and I have made it twice since then! I am definitely going to enjoy making boondi. Your step by step demo is most useful.

Can I use all-purpose flour?

Vikas said...

wow kajal mishtan :) hmmmmm

boondi ladoo my fav....have to lage che ahmd aavuj padse :)

like it..gr8 coocking :)

Take Care
Vikas {V}

Kajal said...

Hi Saju,

Thanks for nice comment. I will check your recipe. Great to see here.:)

Kajal said...

Hi Padmaja,
Thanks for lovely words.....I am really very sorry I forget to check you blog. Really i feel very bad.......I am coming there........:)))))

Kajal said...

Thank you Coffee for your nice words.:(
I also think as you say but after try it I think this is very simple and easy.

Kajal said...

Hi Pintoo,

When we will meet I definitely give it my dear for you and your sweet two little boys.
Thanks for charming words.:)))

Manasi said...

Ooohhh!!!! lovely!!! I am longing for some boondi laddu!!! its been one and a half year I have not tasted these yummy laddus!!! wish I could grab a few from ur plate!!!!

Kajal said...

I know you have too much work for your home with two little boys my dear. Tu A’bad ave teni rah jovu chhu mare tara lovely boys ne madavu chhe. Mane pan chokra bhu game chhe. Trupti ne pan be baba chhe. Tu ketalu bhdhu kam karti haso tena mate nahi, teno mane mara mummy ne joyine andaj ave chhe.:(

Kajal said...

Hi Laavanya,

This is difficult to take each photo and post but not impossible my dear. For that want lots of time for making dish and need more and more consciousness. Thanks for lovely words.

Take Care.:))))

Kajal said...

Hi Sia,

Thanks for new look and nice words for recipe.

Great to see here.:)))

Kajal said...

Hi Bhags,

For your eyes I can understand and for your tongue I send it.
Thanks for pretty words.

Kajal said...

Hi Archana,

Thank you my dear for lovely words.
It is very easy not difficult. When you try then you will think why we don’t made this before.

Kajal said...

Hi Asha,

Without your nice words, I am not feeling good. This is very bad habit you give me my dear sister. Thanks for your so sweet words.:))))

Kajal said...

Hi Suganya,

Yes, you are absolutely right. My mom also made this dish on big festival in India.
Sometime my mom is also boar about my patience. She say me complete it in time my dear when I take to much time for capture a photo.

Thanks for lovely words.:))

Kajal said...

Hi Prema Sundar,

Thanks for your beautiful comment.

Kajal said...

Hi Roopa,

Thanks my dear. This is my gift to you for Deepavali.
Have a nice day.:))

Kajal said...

Hi Viji,

No big event my dear this dish made after a long time and my mom favorite so we both made together. Thanks for pretty words.:)))

Kajal said...

Hi Arti Honrao,
First time see you, well-come......
Thanks for nice words.

Kajal said...

Hi Usha,

WOW.....your words as sweet as ladoos.......Thanks a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kajal said...

Hi Cynthia,

Thanks you my dear friend.
It’s my pleasure if I help to another people for making a dish.

You only use the Gram(Besan) flour for making Boondi ladoos because only this flour boondi is soft. So we shape up for ladoos also.

Kajal said...

Hi Vikasji,

Thanks for your nice words.
Take Care and have a nice day.:)))

Kajal said...

Hi Manasi,
If I send to you then really I am very happy.
My papa love share our dinner or any dish with other people very much.
We always like to share new dish with our neighbors. They always like my dish specially. Thanks for sweet words.:))))

TBC said...

Hi Kajal,
Your laddoos look so good!I am too lazy to make it myself but I wish I could eat a few!

Kajal said...


Ok my eat not few but more and more....Thanks for nice words. Well-come to my blog.:)

nam said...

I love boondi ladoos