Boondi Laddu | How to make Boondi Laddu

By Moumita Malla  |  8th Nov 2015  |  
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About Boondi Laddu

Boondi Laddu is a very famous Indian dessert usually made during festival times.The word Boondi came from the Hindi word Boond, mean water droplet. Boondi is so named because it looks like drops. They are made out of besan batter, poured through a ladle, fried in oil and soaked in sugar syrup with a blend of nuts.

Boondi Laddu is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Boondi Laddu has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Moumita Malla is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Boondi Laddu recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Boondi Laddu is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 40 minutes. This is recipe of Boondi Laddu is perfect to serve 4 people. Boondi Laddu is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Boondi Laddu. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Boondi Laddu by commenting on this page below!

Boondi Laddu

Ingredients to make Boondi Laddu

  • Ingredients of making Sugar Syrup :
  • Sugar - 2 cups
  • Water - 1 1/4 cups
  • Cardamom powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Ingredients of making Boondi :
  • Gramflour / Besan 1 cup
  • Water - 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (as required)
  • Few strands of saffron
  • Black cardamom seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cashew nuts chopped - 1 tablespoon
  • Pistachios - 1 tablespoon
  • Oil - 1 cup (for frying)
  • Orange or Yellow Food Colour - 1 pinch
  • Ghee or clarified butter - 2 tablespoon

How to make Boondi Laddu

  1. Method of making sugar syrup:
  2. Take sugar in a pan and add water into it.Keep this solution on low heat. Let the sugar melt completely. After the sugar gets dissolved, cook till you will get the one thread consistency.
  3. One thread consistency means the sugar syrup should reach the single thread stage.
  4. The sugar syrup should be hot when you add boondis, so you have to fry the boondis and prepare the sugar syrup side by side, if boondis are not hot then it will be difficult to bind.
  5. Method of making boondi and how to bind boondis to form a laddu.
  6. Take gram flour, saffron and food colour in a bowl.
  7. Add little water to make a smooth batter until all lumps are dissolved. The consistency of batter is very important.
  8. Heat oil in a pan. Whisk the besan mixture and then place it above the hot oil.And then tap the wired whisk which onto the hot oil. Do this process again and again.
  9. Do not keep the wired whisk too much on height.
  10. Do not overcook otherwise it will be crispy but not soft.And if boondis are not soft they wont be able to absorb the sugar syrup.
  11. Strain them with a slotted spoon and keep on a plate.
  12. Add fried boondis directly to the hot sugar syrup. Fry all boondis like above mentioned way and add to the hot sugar syrup.
  13. Add ghee, black cardamom seeds, pistachios and cashew nuts in the sugar syrup and mix well all ingredients in syrup for 5-10, so that the boondi absorbs the syrup properly.
  14. Wet your hands with some ghee and take 2-3 tablespoons mixture on hand and shape the laddu.
  15. Keep the laddus open air for 2-3 hours to get dry.
  16. Your delicious Boondi Laddus are ready.

My Tip:

I use wired whish to make boondi..it gives nice shape.

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