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September 30, 2016

Maladu Recipe(Roasted Gram Ladoo) – Pottukadalai Urundai

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Maaladu recipe
Maladu/ Maa ladoo (Fried gram dal laddu Or roasted Gram ladoo in English) is one of the very popular and easiest laddu recipe in South India especially in Tamil nadu. Some people call it as Pottukadalai urundai or pottukadalai ladoo as well. It can be made quickly in few minutes. When I was thinking of some easy Navratri sweets to distribute to the guests, ladoo recipes came to my mind. Ladoo is one of the best crowd pleaser sweets and this maa ladoo is a kids friendly snack, healthy sweet too. I have made this with sugar and nuts. You can even use jaggery, roasted raisins to make it more healthy.Friends, do try this easy laddu recipe during this Navarathri along with a sundal variety.Offer to God and distribute it to your friends along with thamboolam. Ok, Lets check how to make maaladu recipe with step by step pictures.

Pottukadalai urundai

Maaladu recipe - Fried Gram dal laddu

Maaladu recipe - Fried Gram dal laddu Maaladu/ Maa ladoo - Ladoo made with roasted gram. Easiest laddu recipe ever !
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sweet
Serves: 5 nos
Prep time: 2 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 7 Minutes

1 cup - 200ml
  • Roasted gram/Fried gram dal/Pottukadalai - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom seed - 1 - 2 nos
  • Melted ghee – 2 to 2.5 tbsp
  • Cashews - 4 nos ( Break into pieces)

  • In a dry mixie jar, take the measured fried gram dal, sugar and cardamom. Powder nicely. Transfer to a plate.
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  • In a small kadai, heat ghee and roast the broken cashews till golden in color. Add the cashews along with ghee to the powdered dal. Mix well with a spoon. Remember the mixture will be hot to touch. Once it turns warm and bearable, shape into small balls and make ladoo. Arrange in a plate and give a standing time of 30 minutes. Initially ladoo may look slightly yellow in color. As time proceeds, it will look white. Serve and enjoy !!
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Try this easy laddu recipe and enjoy at home !
Maaladu recipe

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Unknown said...

Wow chitra beautiful shot loving the blue and brass color combination. I love pottukadalai ururndai a lot. My grandma used to make it all the time.

Kurinji said...


Chitra said...

Thanks Kurinji :)

Suja Manoj said...

Perfectly made, looks so yum

Chitra said...

Thanks dear😊

harini said...

hi chitra malaadu is my all time favourite.but never measured and did.only kan thittam.but this time i did with ur measurement came out was just like a child's play.thank u.

Chitra said...

Thanks Harini, Glad to know it :) I will post jamun recipe by this week :)