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October 26, 2015

Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe - Wheat Flour Laddu

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Atta ladoo
Atta laddu/Whole Wheat flour ladoo is one of the easy to make Indian dessert recipes just like Rava laddu , Moong dal ladoo , coconut laddu and Poha ladoo. Whenever I plan for Diwali sweets menu, I usually include few ladoo varieties too. Last year I tried Malai Laddu/Paneer laddu & coconut ladoo and shared here. For Diwali 2015,I wanted to try motichoor & this atta laddu. I will share the recipe for motichoo laddu next week.Atta ladoo/ Wheat flour laddu can be prepared in many ways.Some recipes call for cooking atta in ghee.Some recipe uses jaggery instead of sugar.In North India especially in Gujarat & Rajasthan people make wheat flour ladoo adding jaggery which is popularly known as Churma Laddu. Today I have made this laddu in a very simple way adding powdered sugar. It was very tasty and all the laddus vanished within no timeWinking.If you are looking for an easy & healthy laddu recipe,bookmark this ladoo in your try list for this Diwali.I am sure everybody would enjoy this sweet !
wheat flour laddu

Wheat flour ladoo / atta laddu recipe

Wheat flour ladoo / atta laddu recipe Wheat flour ladoo / atta laddu recipe - Easy diwali sweets recipe
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sweets
Serves: 8-10 nos
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes

1 cup = 200 ml
  • Atta / Wheat flour - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom - 2 nos
  • Melted ghee - 1/3 cup
  • Salt – a small pinch
  • Cashews & nuts - as needed
  • Dry roast wheat flour in a wide kadai till it changes to light golden brown in color.Stay nearby & do it in low to medium flame. It takes 4-5 minutes.Take care the flour should not be burnt.Remove in a bowl and let it become warm.
Atta ladoo recipe

  • In the mean time,powder the sugar adding cardamom seeds.You will 1-2 tbsp more sugar than 1/2 cup .But its fine.Add it as such.
Atta ladoo recipe
  • Add the powdered sugar , melted ghee,roasted chopped nuts ( If using) and a pinch of salt to the wheat flour.Mix well and make a crumbly mixture. Do not add all the ghee. Add it little by little and mix well.Stop adding ghee if you are able to shape the ladoo.
Atta ladoo recipe

  • Make balls and arrange in a plate.I roasted few dry grapes in ghee and studded over the ladoo. You can stud roasted cashews or dip a small portion of ladoo in ghee & coat with nuts powder. Decorate it as per your wish.
  • Store them in an air tight box and use it for a week.
Atta ladoo recipe
    Enjoy !
  • You should roast the flour well else laddu will have a raw smell.
  • Do not burn the flour.Roast in low to medium flame only.
  • You can add finely chopped nuts to the laddu mixture before shaping them.I din’t add it.
  • The quantity of ghee may vary from 1/3 cup to 1/2 cup.
Try this easy,healthy ladoo during this Diwali & enjoy with your family !
Wheat flour laddu

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Unknown said...

Can we add dalda instead of ghee and ghee a less amount

Chitra said...

Yes,u can add Rancy.

Sundari Nathan said...

Wow!! look at the perfect round shape!! tempting!! love the red bowl!!:)

Traditionally Modern Food said...

Wow your ladoo looks perfect Chitra.. I can finish the entire bowl in no timr

Chitra said...

Thanks Sundari :)

Chitra said...

Thanks Vidya :)

Rafeeda AR said...

Really healthy laddoos... The bowl is beautiful... :)

Akash said...