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Recipe: How to make Gond ke Laddoo

By Chef Sushant Parab
October 23, 2018 12:20 IST
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Sushant Parab, executive sous chef, Hotel Sahara Star tells you how to cook up a healthy sweet at home.

Gond ke Laddoo

Gond ke laddoo


  • 1 and ¼ cup wheat flour
  • 4 tbsp badam gond / edible gum
  • ¼ cup dry dates
  • ¼ cup jaggery
  • 2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1cup dry fruits and nuts
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 8-10 tbsp ghee


  • Heat a kadhai. Add 2 tbsp ghee and roast gond till it puffs up and looks crispy. This may take approx 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and keep aside.
  • Grind gond in a mixer to coarse powder.
  • Add dates, jaggery, cardamom, nuts, poppy seeds and nutmeg powder. Transfer to a bowl.
  • In the same ghee, roast wheat flour for few minutes.
  • Add another 2 tbsp of ghee and roast flour till nice aroma comes. Cook on low flame.
  • Add ground mixture and mix well. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Keep adding a tbsp of ghee and cook till you get the mixture of holding consistency. 
  • When it's wet and you are able to roll them into a laddoo, switch off the flame.
  • Grease your palm with ghee and start making ladoo while the mixture is still hot.
  • If you feel the mixture dries, add some ghee and try again. Leave them to set and cool.
  • Store them in an airtight container.

Photograph: Kind courtesy Hotel Sahara Star


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