Malaadu | How to make Malaadu

By Sudha Sridhar  |  26th Oct 2016  |  
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About Malaadu Recipe

A tasty ladoo made out of roasted black chickpea with less ghee and a dieter's delight. This is a speciality of Tirunelvelli district in Tamil Nadu and is made during Diwali and marriages.

Malaadu is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Malaadu by Sudha Sridhar has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Malaadu at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Malaadu takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Malaadu is a good option for you. The flavour of Malaadu is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Malaadu on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Malaadu recipe on the page below.


Ingredients to make Malaadu

  • Roasted black chickpea (Bhuna hua chana / Chutney dal) - 1 cup
  • sugar - 3/4 cup
  • clarified butter (ghee) - 3 - 4 tbsp
  • Green cardamom pods (Elaichi) - 2
  • cashew nut - 2 tsp (roughly broken)

How to make Malaadu

  1. Dry roast the chickpea till it is golden brown in colour.
  2. Grind it to a fine powder.
  3. Powder the sugar and green cardamom.
  4. Fry the cashew nut in some ghee and keep aside.
  5. Mix all the above and add ghee.
  6. Mix the ghee with a light hand and take a handful of the mixture and press tightly to bind it into a ball (ladoo)

My Tip:

Handle with care as these ladoos are very fragile since the amount of ghee used is less.

Reviews for Malaadu (1)

Shiva Pande2 years ago

Looks so perfect! and so guilt free too..

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