October 25, 2011

Wheat flour laddu

It has goodness of whole wheat flour and also less ghee is used as milk is used to get the consistency to make into balls. Simple make and a tasty sweet.

wheat flour - 1 1/2 cup
sugar 1 cup
milk - 1/2 cup
cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
ghee - 2 tbsp

1. Take a thick-bottomed vessel and heat ghee in it.
2. Reduce the flame to medium-low and add wheat flour to it. 
3. Keep stirring continuously and roast the flour till it turns light brown and nice aroma comes. It takes around 10 - 12 minutes. This is the step you need lot of patience.

4. Reduce the flame to low. Add sugar and mix well till flour and sugar combines nicely. Mix for a minute or two.
5. Add milk and keep stirring continuously without forming any lumps. Add cardamom powder. 
6. Keep stirring for a few minutes and remove from heat.
7. Keep stirring to let the heat escape and it is warm enough to be made into balls. 
8. Make lemon sized balls using your palms and place in the container where you want them to store.