Boondi Laddoo with nuts

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 g - gram flour
  • 250 g - sugar
  • a pinch of baking powder
  • a few drops of orange red food colouring
  • 1 tbsp cardamom seeds
  • 50 g - dried and diced cashewnuts
  • 4 tbsps - milk
  • 25 g - each of sugar candy and raisins
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 tbsp - rice flour
  • 1/4 tsp - ground nutmeg

How to Make Boondi Laddoo with nuts

  • Mix flour, baking powder, milk and colour.
  • Add enough water to form a thick batter.
  • Coarsely pound cloves and sugar candy.
  • Blend together the sugar and 1 cup water and form a syrup of one-thread consistency.
  • Remove from fire but keep it warm.
  • Beat the batter till it turns very smooth and free from all lumps.
  • Heat enough ghee for deep frying. Lower heat, then take a sieve, hold it over the smoking ghee and rub a little batter at a time through the sieve.
  • Tap the sieve on the inside edges of the pan to make the mixture fall through the holes into the ghee.
  • Fry the boondi to a golden colour.
  • Drain thoroughly and put into syrup.
  • When all the mixture is used up and the boondi is in the syrup, put in the rest of the above ingredients.
  • Mix thoroughly. If the mixture is a little dry sprinkle a little hot milk over it.
  • Put 2 tbsps. of hot melted ghee over the mixture and mix again thoroughly.
  • Grease your hands and shape the mixture into round balls.Set aside to turn hard, then store in an airtight tin.