Moong dal Laddu is an easy and quick laddu recipe with just 3 main ingredients (moong dal,suagr and ghee).The roasted gram and ghee makes the laddu more flavourful.A protein rich sweet that could be prepared in huge batches even for a group of people.They are so perfect for festive season and special occasions at home.Mkae sure the flame is low while dry roasting the moong dal (pasiparuppu).For shaping the laddus I have used 1/4 cup ghee,for a healthy version you can reduce the ghee and add hot milk.Both milk and ghee helps in binding them.You can also add your favorite nuts and raisins to make it more rich.These laddus can be served as an evening snack for kids back from school or pack it for school snack box.Do try this laddu especially for your little ones at home for they are not only delicious but healthy too.
PREPARATION TIME : 10 MINS
MAKING TIME : 10 MINS
YIELDS : 15 *
CHECK MY MOONG DAL RECIPES:
1 cup moong dal / pasiparuppu
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup GHEE
10 cashews (broken)
Dry roast the moong dal in low flame for 15 mins or until they turn mild orange in color.
Spread them in a plate and grind to fine powder on cooling.
Sieve them and keep it aside.
Powder the sugar with cardamoms.
Heat ghee in a pan and roast the cashews.Switch off the pan and add the powdered moong dal and sugar.
Mix them well.
Take a small amount of mixture and shape them to laddu with good amount of pressure for perfect binding.Let it set for half an hour before consuming.
Healthy delicious Moong Dal laddu can be stored in airtight container for 7-10 days at room temperature.
TAKE CARE TIPS
Do not get tempted to increase the flame while roasting the moong dal.
You can reduce the amount of ghee and add hot milk for shaping the laddus.
You can also use pistachios and almonds along with cashews.