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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Fried channa - 100 g
  • Sugar - 180 to 200 g
  • Ghee - 100 g
  • Cardamom (powdered) - 1 tsp
  • Cashewnuts - 6

How to Make Maalaadu

  • Powder channa and sugar separately.
  • Mix powdered channa, sugar and cardamom.
  • Heat one tbsp of ghee and fry the cashew nuts till light brown.
  • Break the cashew nuts into small pieces and mix with the above mixture.
  • Heat the remaining ghee in a wok (kadai) till it is quite hot.
  • Pour the hot ghee over the channa, sugar, cardamom, cashewnuts mixture and mix well using a ladle.
  • While the mixture is still hot, make lime-size laddus using your hands.
  • Allow them to cool to room temperature.