How to make Dinkache Laddoo - SK Khazana -

Plenty of dried fruits and edible gum make these ladoos very nutritious

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Edible gum crystals (gond) (गोंद), Dried coconut ( khopra) (खोपरा)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian, Indian

Course : Desserts

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Dinkache Laddoo - SK Khazana

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Dessert is mostly referred to a final sweet course that concludes a meal, but those with a serious sweet tooth will agree that anytime is dessert time. The array of ingredients that you can use to prepare these decadent delights gives you plenty of room for innovation and variety.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Dinkache Laddoo - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Edible gum crystals (gond) 1/2 cup

  • Dried coconut ( khopra) grated 2 cups

  • Ghee 4 1/2 tablespoons

  • Almonds chopped 3/4 cup

  • Pistachios chopped 3/4 cup

  • Cashewnuts chopped 3/4 cup

  • Dried dates (chuhare) powder 1/2 cup

  • Black raisins 1/4 cup

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1/4 cup

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Dried dates (chuhare) 1/4 cup

  • Nutmeg powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Dry roast coconut in a non-stick pan, on medium heat, till pink in colour. Transfer into a large bowl.

Step 2

Heat 1½ tbsps ghee in the same pan, add almonds, pistachios and cashewnuts, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes on medium heat. Add dried dates and black raisins, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add poppy seeds, mix and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Transfer into the same bowl.

Step 3

Heat 1½ tbsps ghee in same pan, add half of the goand and sauté till it becomes fluffy. Drain into a separate bowl.

Step 4

Heat remaining ghee in same pan, add the remaining goand and sauté till it becomes fluffy. Transfer into the same bowl of goand.

Step 5

Put sugar in another non-stick pan, add 1 cup water, mix well and cook, stirring, till the sugar dissolves. Cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes or till you get a one string consistency syrup..

Step 6

Crush the fried goand slightly and mix with the dried coconut mixture. Add dried dates powder, nutmeg powder and green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 7

Add the sugar syrup to the goand mixture and mix well. Shape the mixture into medium sized laddoos while it is still warm. Arrange them on a serving plate and serve. Or cool and store in airtight container

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