Fried gram laddu | pottu kadalai urundai

Fried gram laddu | pottu kadalai urundai is an easy to prepare delicious laddu which can be prepared even by beginners and bacherlors. Ingredients are very simple and this can be made during festivals like diwali or on ordinary days as neivedhyam to god. This is a tasty evening snacks for children from school.

Other laddu recipes in my website are

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Thirupati laddu recipe | boondi laddu

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Dry Fruits laddu | Honey Laddu

Now let us see how to prepare this fried gram laddu which is called as “pottu kadalai” in tamil.

Ingredients:- (200 grams cup used)

  • fried gram / pottu kadalai – 1 cup
  • sugar / seeni – 1/2 cup
  • ghee / nei – 1/4 cup
  • cashew nuts / mundhiri paruppu – as needed
  • cardomom powder / elakkai podi – 1/4 tsp
Fried gram laddu ingredients
Fried gram laddu ingredients

Method:-

1. Grind one cup of  fried gram to a fine powder in a mixie.

Ground fried gram
Ground fried gram

2. Grind half a cup of sugar and cardomom powder together separately so that cardomom powder will mix evenly. Put ground fried gram powder and ground sugar in a bowl and mix. Keep it ready.

Ground.sugar
Ground.sugar

3. Heat 1/4 cup of ghee in a fry pan and fry broken cashew nuts.

Frying cashew nuts in ghee
Frying cashew nuts in ghee

4. When cashew nuts turn golden pour it in the bowl containing ground fried gram powder and ground sugar powder with cardomom powder.

Fried cashew nuts and ghee added
Fried cashew nuts and ghee added

5. Mix well with a spoon when the ghee is hot and then using your hands, break the lumps and mix evenly.

Fried gram laddu flour
Fried gram laddu flour

6. Take hand full of powder and make laddu. Same way make laddus with all the flour. You will get around eight laddus for this amount of fried gram.

Fried gram laddu | pottu kadalai urundai
Fried gram laddu | pottu kadalai urundai

7. Store it in container and serve when needed.

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