Maa 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.