Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds) | How to make Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds)

By Anjali Deo  |  17th Jul 2018  |  
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Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds)by Anjali Deo
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

4

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About Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds) Recipe

These ladus are usually prepared in Winter season. Aliv seeds are said to be heaty. So we give these ladus to ladies after their delivery. They are good for lactating women.These are very healthy and they are rich in calcium and iron.  Watercress contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, and folic acid, in addition to vitamins A and C. It’s rich in vitamins and minerals thereby fights cancer.

Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds)

Ingredients to make Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds)

  • Aliv seeds 100 grams
  • Grated jaggery 1 Cup
  • coconut water 1 cup
  • Grated Fresh coconut 3 cups
  • nutmeg powder 1/4 Teaspoon
  • cardamom powder 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Dry Fruits chopped as per your choice

How to make Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds)

  1. In a bowl soak Aliv seeds in one cup of coconut water.
  2. If coconut water is not available then you can use normal water.
  3. Soak it for approximately 2 hours.
  4. Heat a pan and add soaked aliv seeds, Jaggery and coconut.
  5. Mix it well and cook on medium heat till the mixture comes together.
  6. After 15 minutes put off the gas add DryFruits and nutmeg and cardamom powder in it.
  7. Roll the ladus till the mixture is warm.
  8. These ladus remain nice if you refrigerate them.

My Tip:

You can soak aliv seeds in normal water if coconut water is not available. Let it rest for 2 hours approximately.

Reviews for Aliv Ladu ( Halim or Garden Cress Seeds) (1)

Hema Mallika year ago

Woww..Yummyyy...
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Anjali Deo
a year ago
Thank you!