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March 19, 2022

15 Ladoo Varieties - Types of Laddu Recipes

Ladoo recipes

Here is the collection of 15+ different types of ladoo varieties / Laddu recipes in my blog. In this list, you can find the list of 15 ladoo recipes under one page. Most of them are popular, easy to make, must try Top South Indian and North Indian ladoo recipes for Diwali and other festivals.
 
In this collection, you can find the Indian ladoo recipes starting from easy peanut ladoo, mawa ladoo, paneer laddu, besan ladoo in 2 methods, rava ladoo, South Indian special boondhi ladoo, coconut ladoo, dates and nuts ladoo, poha ladoo, roasted chana dal ladoo, Karnataka special thambittu, murmura ladoo i.e Pori urundai and atta ladoo.
 
Among these ladoo varieties, my favorite is boondhi ladoo, easy maaladu and atta ladoo. You too choose your favorite, try and share your feedback. I am yet to try North Indian special Motichoor ladoo recipe and some other healthy ladoo recipes like sesame seeds ladoo, sago laddu recipes. I will update this list whenever I share them. Now Lets see the collection of 18 ladoo varieties below. Please click on the images to see the particular laddu recipe.

BESAN LADOO RECIPE - 2 METHODS


I have shared two methods of making this yummy Besan ladoo recipe. One is an easy, instant version and the other one is the traditional besan laddu recipe. Check it out.


Besan ladoo recipe

PANEER LADOO RECIPE / MALAI LADOO


Easy, healthy , yummy Paneer Ladoo recipe that can be prepared under 15 minutes.


Paneer ladoo recipe

COCONUT LADOO RECIPE


Check out this instant coconut ladoo recipe / Nariyal ka laddu recipe without condensed milk. Thengai ladoo recipe in Tamil which can be prepared easily without condensed milk.


Coconut laddu recipe

SOUTH INDIAN BOONDHI LADOO


Check out the traditional method of making South Indian boondhi ladoo recipe.



Boondhi laddu

RAVA LADOO / SOOJI LADDU RECIPE/ SEMOLINA LADDU


Super easy and quick rava ladoo recipe that melts in mouth. Check out the recipe below.



Sooji laddu

DATES AND NUTS LADOO RECIPE


Dates and nuts ladoo recipe is a healthy ladoo recipe than can be prepared without sugar. It is for people who look for sweet recipes without sugar. Do try it and enjoy !



Dates and nuts laddu

WHEAT FLOUR LADOO / ATTA LADDU RECIPE


Esy and yummy wheat flour ladoo recipe / atta laddu recipe with sugar and melted ghee. Its an instant laddu recipe which is ideal to prepare for festivals.



Wheat flour laddu

PEANUT LADOO / PEANUT LADDU RECIPE


Peanut ladoo recipe / Peanut laddu recipe/ Verkadalai laddu with skin. You can use either powdered jaggery or sugar to make this instantly. Its ideal for kids and adults snacks box which is tummy filling and healthy.


  

Peanut laddu

POHA LADOO / AVAL LADDU FOR KRISHNA JAYANTHI


Poha ladoo / Aval laddu is usually prepared during Krishna janmashtami / Krishna jayanthi festival. It is one of the easiest neivedyam recipes for festival.



Poha ladoo

ROASTED CHANA DAL LADOO / POTTUKADALAI LADDU


Pottukadalai laddu is a super easy and quick ladoo recipe. Its a no cook recipe. Even kids can make it easily. We call it as maladu in Tamil.



Roasteg gram dal ladoo

SUNNUNDALU / URAD DAL LADOO


Healthy and tasty laddo with roasted urad dal. Good for kids and teens.



Urad dal ladoo

MOONG DAL LADOO


Moong dal ladoo also known as Nei vilangai in Tirunelveli is a must try sweet for Diwali in my house. You too give a try.



Moong dal laddu

MAWA LADOO / KHOYA LADOO IN MICROWAVE


Mawa ladoo / Khoya laddu made in microwave. Easy, delicious and quick laddu recipe with just 3 ingredients.



Khoya laddu

GREEN GRAM LADOO

Healthy, Protein rich green gram ladoo to include in our daily diet. Check it out.



Green gram laddu
  

PEANUT LADOO WITH JAGGERY


Peanut ladoo with skin adding jaggery. Hassle free recipe with just 2 ingredients for your kids snacks box.



Peanut laddu

THAMBITTU / AKKI TAMBITTU


Karnataka style Thambittu recipe prepared using rice, jaggery and roasted nuts. Healthy and tasty ladoo recipe that is usually prepared during Shivratri and Naga panchami festival.



tambittu recipe

MURUMURA LADOO RECIPE WITH JAGGERY / PORI URUNDAI


South Indian special pori urundai / murmura ladoo which is offered as prasadam for Karthigai deepam festival in Tamil nadu. Its a low calorie, guilt free snack too.


Pori urundai recipe
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January 1, 2022

Vella Aval Recipe – Sweet Aval with jaggery–Sweet Poha Recipe

Vella aval recipe

Wishing you all a very happy and prosperous new year 2022 💓😍. Vella aval recipe / sweet poha can be prepared in different methods. Usually people make it for Gokulashtami festival. Its one of the easiest Gokulashtami recipes. I too prepared this vella aval for Many of you would have tasted this as evening snack in your childhood days after coming from school. Yes, my mom used to make it in a very simple way by washing the thin poha, mix with powdered jaggery, grated coconut and cardamom powder. Even my MIL makes the same for Sendhil. We love this instant sweet aval recipe.

Today I have made this sweet poha recipe in a slightly different method. I used boiled and strained jaggery syrup instead of powdered jaggery as mine had lot of impurities. If your jaggery is pure, you can directly add grated jaggery to the soaked poha like my mom does it.

Soon I will try to post Kerala style sweet aval recipe. In the mean time, do check out my easy sweet aval – a no cook recipe I learnt from my MIL and also my aval puttu recipe. You can make any one of these recipes for Gokulashtami prasadam.

Vella aval recipe

Vella aval recipe / Sweet poha recipe / Sweet aval with jaggery


Vella aval recipe / Sweet poha recipe / Sweeta aval with jaggery

Vella aval recipe / Sweet poha recipe / Sweet aval with jaggery


 
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sweet
Serves: 3
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes
 


INGREDIENTS
1 cup = 250ml
  • Thick poha / rice flakes / aval - 1 cup
  • Powdered jaggery - 3/4 cup
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cashew nuts & dry grapes - 5 each
  • Cloves - 1
  • Edible camphor - a pinch
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
HOW TO MAKE VELLA AVAL
  1. Wash and soak the thick aval for 10 to 15 minutes adding water 1 inch above it.
  2. Boil and melt jaggery adding 1/2 cup of water. Strain the syrup and add to a kadai.
  3. Let it boil till frothy. Switch off the flame and add soaked aval, coconut, cardamom powder. Mix well.
  4. Aval becomes thick by absorbing the syrup. Lastly roast cashews, dry grapes in ghee and add to aval.
  5. Mix well and serve hot ! Offer God and enjoy.
METHOD - STEP BY STEP PICTURES
  • Wash and soak the thick aval for 10 to 15 minutes adding water 1 inch above the aval. Aval absorbs all the water and becomes fluffy. Set aside.
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  • Heat a kadai and add powdered jaggery, 1/2 cup of water. Boil and melt the jaggery. Strain the syrup and add to a kadai.
  • Vella aval recipe
  • Boil the syrup till frothy and switch off the flame. Add the soaked aval, grated coconut, cardamom powder. Mix well and leave the mixture in the kadai till it becomes thick.
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  • Heat ghee in a small kadai. Roast cashew nuts, dry grapes, cloves and add to aval. Add a pinch of edible camphor and mix well. Offer God and enjoy !
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  • NO COOK VERSION : Take the soaked poha in a bowl. Add powdered jaggery, cardamom powder, grated coconut and a pinch of edible camphor. Mix well and serve immediately.

Note

  • You can use thin poha / paper aval too but no need to soak it. Just wash it thrice, drain all the water and use it.
  • Do not cook the soaked aval after adding to the jaggery syrup. It may become hard and chewy. So switch off the flame and add to the syrup.
  • Adjust the quantity of jaggery as per your taste. You can use 1/2 cup for mild sweetness.


Try this easy, yummy, sweet aval / vella aval and enjoy !

Vella aval recipe

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November 2, 2021

Burfi|Barfi Recipes – Burfi Varieties |15 types of Burfi recipes

burfi recipes

Here is a collection of popular, Indian sweet recipe named barfi / Burfi.  Barfi, Barfee, Burfi or borfi is basically a milk based sweet of India. Barfi is a derivative of Persian word Barf which means ‘snow’. As the name suggest, burfi has a cool, melt in mouth texture.

Plain white barfi is prepared with milk powder and sugar. It is cooked until the mixture solidifies and its allowed to set for few hours to make perfect shapes. It can be cut into square, rectangle or diamond shapes. Some of the popular burfi varieties are besan burfi, Mawa barfi / Khoya burfi, Kaju burfi, Almond burfi, Pista barfi, coconut burfi and Peanut burfi. 

In this post, I have shared the different types of burfi recipes in my blog under one page for easy reference. As Diwali festival is coming up, you must be making at least one burfi recipe in your sweets list. I hope this collection of barfi recipes would be helpful to choose and try one.

Making and trouble shooting burfi recipes is hassle free. Even a beginner can make it easily. In each recipe, I have shared all the tips and tricks to make a perfect burfi even if you are a first timer in making sweets. Ok, lets see the burfi varieties | 15 types of burfi recipes below.

MAIDA BURFI / MAIDA BARFI WITHOUT MILK POWDER | MAIDA CAKE

MAIDA BURFI WITH MILK POWDER

CASHEW BADAM BURFI

ALMOND BARFI / BADAM BURFI

EASY KALAKAND WITH CONDENSED MILK

INSTANT DOODH PEDA / MILK POWDER BURFI

COCONUT BARFI / THENGAI BURFI

SEVEN CUP CAKE / SEVEN CUP BURFI

CHOCOLATE KHOYA BURFI

KESAR BURFI

KAJU KATLI  / CASHEW BURFI

DATES AND NUTS ROLL / KHAJUR KATRI

90’S KIDS SHOP STYLE BURFI / HALKOVA

COCONUT KHOYA BURFI

MICROWAVE MYSORE PAK


SOFT MYSORE PAK

Hope you will love this collection. Please share your feedback if you try any !

 

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October 25, 2021

Instant Doodh Peda With Milk Powder, Condensed Milk

doodh peda

Basically I love milk sweets especially milk halwa and doodh peda are my favorites. I love Nandini Doodh peda very much and tried to recreate it at home several times but I couldn’t get it perfect. Then I came across this Instant doodh peda with milk powder and condensed milk in a YouTube channel.

Usually Doodh peda is prepared by boiling and reducing the milk till thick. It takes more time to prepare. But this is a short cut version which gives the end result equal to the shop ones. To shape this peda just like Nandini ones, I bought peda maker from Amazon and tried it. It came out perfect in shape. I loved it and became very happy to see my doodh peda just like store bought ones.

Friends, if you are looking for easy Diwali sweets to prepare under 20 minutes, this is one recipe. Even though it takes less time to cook, you need to wait atleast for one day to get the perfect sweet stall taste because doodh peda takes more time to set. It stays good for a week with refrigeration and two days without refrigeration.

Do try this easy, yummy instant doodh peda recipe with milk powder and condensed milk. You will love it like me. Lets move on to the recipe with step by step pictures.

doodh peda

Doodh peda recipe with milk powder and condensed milk


Doodh peda recipe with milk powder and condensed milk

Doodh peda recipe with milk powder and condensed milk - Easy Diwali Sweet with milk powder.


 
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sweet
Serves: 8
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 25 Minutes
 


INGREDIENTS
1 cup = 250ml
  • Milk powder - 1 cup
  • Boiled milk - 1/2 cup ( at room temperature)
  • Condensed milk - 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Peda maker / Peda mould
HOW TO MAKE DOODH PEDA WITH MILK POWDER
  1. In a wide bowl, mix the milk powder and milk to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat ghee and add the condensed milk. Mix well.
  3. Add the milk powder paste and mix well.
  4. Cook till the mixture becomes thick and leaves the sides of pan.
  5. To check the doneness, take a pinch and roll it. It will be non sticky.
  6. Switch off the flame and transfer to a greased plate immediately.
  7. Let it become warm. Make shapes with peda mould and enjoy !
METHOD - STEP BY STEP PICTURES
  • In a wide bowl, take the milk powder and add the boiled milk at room temperature. Milk should not be hot or warm.

  • Mix with a whisk till no lumps and becomes smooth paste. Set aside.
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  • Heat ghee in a non stick kadai. Add the condensed milk and mix well. Add milk powder paste and mix well.
  • instant doodh peda recipe
  • Cook in low to medium flame till it becomes thick and leaves the sides of pan. It becomes a whole mass.
  • instant doodh peda recipe
  • When you take a pinch and roll it, it will be non sticky. Now switch off the flame and transfer to a ghee greased plate. 
  • instant doodh peda recipe
  • Let it become warm. Now take a tbsp full of dough and press it. Make round shape and press the peda mould on it. Peda is ready. Let it rest over night. It tastes best the next day.
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        Enjoy !

      Note

      • You can add powdered sugar instead of condensed milk. You can add 1/3 cup of powdered sugar in that case. Check for taste and add more if needed.
      • Make sure you cook the peda mixture till it becomes a whole mass.
      • Do not cook in high flame. It may burn in the sides or it becomes hard and chewy.

      Easy, yummy Doodh peda is ready to enjoy ! Stays good for 2 to 3 days in room temperature.

      Instant doodh peda


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