Malai Ladoo

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 150 gms - semolina
  • 50 gms - sugar
  • 3 tbsp - honey
  • 1 tbsp - fresh grated coconut
  • Beetroot - 1, small sized (very finely grated)
  • 3 tbsp - ghee
  • 25 ml - milk ( warm)
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • Cashew Nuts- 15 whole nuts

How to Make Malai Ladoo

  • Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a non-stick pan, add the cashew nuts and fry for few minutes until they are brown. Take it out and keep it aside.
  • Then add the grated coconuts and fry until they become brown. Take it out and keep it aside.
  • Then add 1/2 tbsp of ghee and add the finely grated beetroot and fry till all the water evaporates from the beetroot. Take it out and set it aside.
  • Finally add 1 tbsp of ghee, add the semolina and roast till it releases a nice aroma. Take it out and mix all the ingredients in a bowl, add the sugar, honey, cardamom powder along with it and mix well.
  • Now add the warm milk little by little and gather with your hands, if you are able to make balls, stop adding milk.
  • Then start making small balls, place in a serving plate and press a cashew nut on top.
  • These sweets are best to have within 5 days by storing it in an air tight container.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Taste of Pearl City