How to make Rajgira Laddoo - SK Khazana -

Puffed amaranth mixed with melted jaggery and shaped into laddoos – a healthy sweet

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Puffed amaranth, Jaggery

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Rajgira Laddoo - SK Khazana

Rajgira Laddoo - SK Khazana 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Rajgira Laddoo - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Puffed amaranth 2 cups

  • Jaggery chopped 3/4 cup

  • Roasted peanuts crushed 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan, add jaggery and little water, mix well and cook on low heat till jaggery melts completely.

Step 2

Add rajgira, peanuts and green cardamom powder, mix well and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Dampen palms with a little water, take portions of the mixture and shape into medium sized laddoo. Make more laddoos similarly.

Step 4

Arrange the laddoos on a serving plate and serve or store in an airtight container.

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