A mixture is sesame seeds, roasted gram and cashews are ground into fine powder along with sugar. The mixture is then rolled into soft laddu with warm ghee. Serve mixed variety laddu when necessary.
Makes: around 7 Pieces of Mixed Variety Laddu.
Sesame Seeds 2 Tbsps
Roasted Gram 4 Tbsps
Raw Cashews 8 – 10
Cardamom Powder a Pinch
Sugar 3 – 4 Tbsps
Ghee 1 – 2 Tbsps
Method of preparation:
Warm up the ghee and keep aside.
Toast sesame seeds in a heavy bottomed pan until they turn golden brown in color.
Remove from heat and cool them to room temperature.
Grind sesame seeds, roasted gram / dalia / putnala pappu, raw cashews, sugar and cardamom powder into fine powder.
Remove the ground powder onto a bowl, add ghee and mix thoroughly.
Divide the mixture into 7 portions and roll each portion into a small ball with help of hands.
Repeat the same with remaining portions and store the laddu in a tight jar and they stay fresh for months.
Serve mixed variety laddu.
Notes: Make sure not to burn the sesame seeds.
Suggestions: Adjust the amount of ghee if you can form the mixture into a soft laddu.
Variations: Use jaggery in place of sugar if desired.
Other Names: Mixed Variety Laddu.