Bandaru Laddoo Recipe - BANDARU LADDOO

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Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan), Oil

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Mithais

Bandaru Laddoo

The cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is reputedly the spiciest of all Indian cuisine. Foods include both the original spicy Andhra cooking and Muslim-influenced Hyderabadi cuisine. Rice is the staple diet and is used in a wide variety of ways.
Hyderabadi cuisine is influenced by the Muslim population, which arrived in Andhra centuries ago. Much of the cuisine revolves around meat. It is rich and aromatic, with a liberal use of exotic spices, ghee, nuts and dry fruits.

Bandaru Laddoo Recipe - How to make Bandaru Laddoo

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Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : High

Ingredients

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups

  • Oil 5 tablespoons

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Cashewnuts 15

  • Sugar 1 1/2 cups

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Heat five tablespoons of oil and add to gram flour. Mix well and knead into a firm dough using enough water. Chop cashewnuts. Heat ghee, add chopped cashewnuts and fry till golden brown.

Step 2

Drain onto an absorbent paper. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Using a murukku press, press the dough directly into the hot oil. Fry till golden brown. Drain onto an absorbent paper.

Step 3

Use up all the dough similarly. Powder the fried murukkus and measure. Take equal measure of sugar and make a syrup of one thread consistency. Add the fried murukku powder, green cardamom powder and fried cashewnuts and mix well.

Step 4

Take it off the heat. Smear ghee on your palms and shape into lemon sized laddoos. Cool and store.

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