Foods from India - Easy Laddu Recipe

When Mira and Teyus go to India, they meet a boy called Hari who takes them to meet his Aunt.  Now, his aunt has just opened a sweet shop with her own savings.  Here, they get to try the delicious Indian Dessert called Laddu. 

Very Easy Laddu Recipe

Makes: 8 Laddu Balls

Time: 15 minutes

 

Ingredients: 

 3/4 cup chickpea flour (called Besan in any Indian store)

1/4 cup melted butter

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 tsp cardamon powder

4 tablespoons sliced almonds  (optional)

 

Method: 

1) In a frying pan, on MEDIUM heat melt the butter. 

2) Add to the melted butter the flour and the sugar. 

3) Stir until the flour browns a little bit.  About 7 minutes.  Keep stirring constantly while on the stove. 

4) Put it in a bowl with the almonds.  

5) Let it cool a bit and as soon as it is warm enough to touch make balls the size of ping pong balls. 

 


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