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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Mohana Laadu(Laddu)

Ingredients:
4 cups All Purpose flour / Maida Hudi
2 tsp Rice flour / Akki Hudi
1/4 tsp Salt
4 cups of Sugar
1/4 cup Ghee
4 - 5 Cardamoms
2 tsp broken Cashew Nuts
2 tsp Raisins
Fresh Ghee / Oil for frying

Recipe:
Put rice flour, salt, 1/4 cup of ghee in a vessel and mix well. Add all purpose flour and mix well. Knead the dough by adding sufficient amount of water as shown in the picture below.

Put broken cashew nuts, little amount of ghee and fry them for few mins until they turn light golden in color. Add raisins and fry them together for about 2-3 mins until raisins get puffed. Transfer this to another bowl and keep it aside.

Take little amount of dough and make a lemon sized ball.

Dip the ball in all purpose flour. Roll this dipped ball to a thin round shape(as thin as possible) using sufficient amount of dry all purpose flour as shown in the picture below.

Keep fresh ghee/oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Deep fry this rolled chapathi in medium flame as shown in the picture below.


Crush the fried chapathis as shown in the picture below.

Put 4 cups of sugar, 2 cups of water in a vessel and make sugar syrup(Carefully dip the tip of your index finger into the syrup, touch your finger and thumb together and slowly tease apart. If one thread is formed between your finger and thumb the syrup is done.)

Add crushed fried chapathis, cardamom powder, fried cashew nuts, raisins and mix well. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool for about 1-2 mins.

Apply little rice flour/ghee on your palms and make lemon sized balls as shown in the picture below. Once it is cooled to room temperature, store it in an airtight container. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 60 Laddus.