Motichoor Laddoo

Laddoos made with sugar syrup soaked boondi. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Motichoor Laddoo
Main Ingredients Gram Flour, Sugar
Cuisine Indian
Course Mithais
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Difficult
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Motichoor Laddoo

  • 2 1/2 cups Gram Flour
  • 1 1/3 cups Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • as required Orange colour
  • to deep fry Ghee
  • 1 tablespoon Green cardamom seeds
  • 10 Almonds blanched and slivered
  • 10 Pistachios blanched and slivered


  1. Cook sugar with three cups of water to make syrup of one thread consistency. Add milk and when the scum rises to the top, remove it. Add colour as desired and keep the syrup aside.
  2. Make a thin batter of besan with three cups of water (pouring consistency). Add colour as desired.
  3. Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai. Hold a perforated spoon over the hot ghee, pour a little batter over it and pass the batter through it fast into the kadai to make boondis. Fry for about two to three minutes.
  4. Remove the boondis using a slotted spoon, drain thoroughly and put into the syrup. When the boondis have absorbed all the syrup add cardamom seeds and mix gently.
  5. Divide into twenty-five portions and shape each into a laddoo.
  6. Garnish with slivers of pistachios or almonds. Cool and store.

Nutrition Info

Calories 977
Carbohydrates 179.7
Protein 14.6
Fat 22.1
Other Fiber Zinc- 1mg