whatsapp-image-2016-12-05-at-8-54-04-pmMaa Ladoo is  one of the popular and easiest recipie in South India.It is a healthy one and also kids friendly.It is very rich in iron.


  • Roasted gram /pottukadalai : 1/2 cup
  • sugar :1/4 to 1/2 cup
  • Cardomom powder:1/4 tsp
  • Cashew:1  tbsp(optional)
  • Ghee Approximately 1/3rd cup


1.Dry roast potukadalai on  medium heat. Till we get the  aroma.See that the color does’nt change.Cool and powder it finely in mixie. Sieve the flour  and keep aside.

2.Powder sugar finely.Sieve sugar also .

3.In a plate or bowl  add both the flour and sugar  and  mix well.

4. If adding cashews  fry in ghee and add to it.

5.Heat ghee and add little by little to the mixture mixing with a spoon.when  we are able to touch we should be able to shape into balls.


Allow it to  set. Store in air tight container.


7 responses »

  1. OMG..this is the most tastiest sweet …I have tasted…tastes better than besan ladoo…just love it.
    Your Grandma used to make this and give them for me Kumari…used to love it….will never forget it.


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