Cook Time40 minutes
Boondi ladoo is a delicious and popular Indian sweet made from besan (gram flour) batter.
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firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1 cup besan along with 3 drops of yellow food colour.
also add ¼ cup of water and whisk smooth without forming any lumps.
add more water as required and prepare a thick flowing consistency batter.
now add ¼ tsp baking soda and give a light mix
take small holes perforated spoon and pour prepared besan batter in the hot oil.
slowly tap with the help of spoon, making sure the drops of besan fall into oil.
stir occasionally and once they are almost crisp, take off and drain over the kitchen paper towel.
in a large thick bottomed kadai, take 1¼ cup of sugar.
to that add ½ cup of water and mix well till the sugar dissolves.
mix well and allow to boil till you attain 1 string consistency.
once the sugar cools slightly (about 5 minutes), pour over prepared boondi.
also roast 2 tbsp raisins, 2 tbsp cashew and 5 cloves in 1 tbsp ghee.
pour the roasted dry fruits over boondi mixture along with ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
mix well with the help of spoon till the sugar syrup is absorbed.
when the mixture still lightly warm, prepare ladoo.
Boondi ladoo is ready. Serve or store in an airtight container once cooled.