How to make Dry Fruit Laddoo

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : dates (खजूर), dried figs (सूखी अंजीर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Dry Fruit Laddoo

Dry Fruit Laddoo Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Dry Fruit Laddoo Recipe

  • dates pitted 1 cup

  • dried figs 1/2 cup

  • chopped almonds 1/3 cup

  • melon seeds 1/3 cup

  • flax seeds 1/3 cup

  • poppy seeds 2 tablespoons

  • desiccated coconut 1/2 cup


Step 1

Dry roast almonds, melon seeds and flax seeds in a non-stick pan till fragrant. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 2

Grind dates, figs and dry roasted ingredients into a smooth mixture in a food processor. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 3

Dry roast poppy seeds and desiccated coconut in a non-stick pan till fragrant. Remove from heat and spread on a plate.

Step 4

Dampen your hands with a little water/oil. Divide the ground mixture into equal portions shaped into medium sized laddoos. Coat them in the poppy seeds-coconut mixture. Dust off the excess mixture.

Step 5

Serve immediately.

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