Ladoo with edible gum

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - edible gum, finely chopped
  • 1 cup - almonds/badam, finely chopped
  • 1 cup - dry dates/uttutte, finely chopped
  • 1 cup - raisins
  • 1 cup - desiccated coconut
  • 1.5 cups jaggery
  • 1-1.5 tbsp - khus khus (optional)
  • 2 tbsp - ghee for roasting
  • Ghee for deep frying

How to Make Ladoo with edible gum

  • Heat ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan for deep frying.
  • Drop the chopped edible gum pieces into hot ghee and fry until they puff up.
  • Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
  • Dry roast khus khus and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan and roast the chopped almonds until they turn lightly golden brown. Keep aside.
  • Dry roast the desiccated coconut and keep aside.
  • Mix all the dry fruits, desiccated coconut, fried edible gum and khus khus in a large mixing bowl and keep aside.
  • Heat jaggery in a heavy-bottomed pan and add just enough water to cover the jaggery.
  • Boil until jaggery dissolves and forms a syrup with thread like consistency.
  • Pour the syrup into the above mixture little by little and mix well.
  • Grease your palm with a drop of ghee.
  • Take some of the mixture in your palm and make laddus of desired size.
  • Repeat for remaining mixture as well.
  • Let cool and store in air tight containers.