Choliya Laddu Recipe – Chholiya ke laddu recipe

    choliya ladoo

    Choliya Laddu Recipe – Chholiya ke laddu recipe

    Choliya or hara chana Ladoos are rich and sweet dessert which can be prepared for any special occasion or festival or housewarming parties. The recipe for making these delectable ladoos varies from house to house. It is a simple recipe with minimal ingredients but the taste is super amazing!

    Hara chana ladoos tastes great and are very aromatic. Making ladoos is a little challenging task but it’s worth the pain. A lot of ghee goes in making these ladoos and nothing can beat the taste and aroma of ghee in sweets. Try making these choliya ladoos yourself with this easy to follow recipe and step-by-step pictures. Enjoy!

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    Wash the green chickpea thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it and allow it to dry out completely. Now place the green chickpea into a mixer jar along with ¼ cup of milk and grind it into a fine paste.

    choliya ladoo

    Chop each cashew into 8-10 small pieces. Place them in a bowl. Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds using a mortar pestle to make a fine powder.

    choliya ladooMaking:

    Place a wok on flame. When the wok gets heated, add muskmelon seeds into it. Keep stirring continuously and roast the seeds until they turns puffy and there is slight change in colour. Once they starts spluttering, turn off the flame. Keep stirring for a while and transfer it to a bowl.

    choliya ladoo

    Now pour some ghee into the wok. Keep some ghee for later use. Turn on the flame. Once the ghee gets melted, add green chickpea paste and refined flour into it. Keep stirring continuously and roast the mixture until it becomes fragrant and there is change in its colour. Move the spatula to the bottom of the wok and roast the green chickpea paste. Keep the flame on medium-low. Add more ghee if required.

    choliya ladoo

    Once the green chickpea paste is roasted aptly, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. When the green chickpea paste cools down a bit, add chopped cashews into it along with roasted muskmelon seeds, boora and green cardamom powder. Mix everything really well.

    choliya ladoo

    Ladoo mixture is now ready. Take some mixture to make tennis ball sized ladoo, roll the mixture into a ladoo by pressing it gently with both the hands. Place it on a plate. Similarly, prepare the rest of the ladoos until the mixture is completely utilized. Choliya ladoos are now ready.

    choliya ladooServing:

    Serve these mouth-watering and luscious choliya ladoos as a dessert after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once the ladoos cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and have them within 15-20 days. Enjoy!

    Suggestions

    • You can replace boora with powdered sugar but strain the powdered sugar after grinding it.
    • Increase or decrease the quantity of boora as desired.
    • You can take any other dry fruits such as almonds, walnut, chironji etc. You can increase, decrease or remove any dry fruits as per taste.
    • If you want to add mawa then take 150 grams of mawa and roast it separately until its colour changes slightly. Add everything together when roasted green chickpea paste cools down a bit and make ladoos. Choliya mawa ladoo will be ready.
    Choliya Laddu Recipe - Chholiya ke laddu recipe choliya ladoo
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    Recipe type: Dessert
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Green chickpea – 1.5 cup (250 grams)
    • Boora – 1 cup (150 grams)
    • Refined flour - ¼ cup (3-4 tbsp)
    • Ghee - ½ cup (125 grams)
    • Cashews – 2 tbsp
    • Muskmelon seeds – 2 tbsp
    • Green cardamom – 5-6
    • Milk - ¼ cup
    Instructions
    1. Wash the green chickpea thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it and allow it to dry out completely. Now place the green chickpea into a mixer jar along with ¼ cup of milk and grind it into a fine paste. Chop each cashew into 8-10 small pieces. Place them in a bowl. Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds using a mortar pestle to make a fine powder.
    2. Place a wok on flame. When the wok gets heated, add muskmelon seeds into it. Keep stirring continuously and roast the seeds until they turns puffy and there is slight change in colour. Once they starts spluttering, turn off the flame. Keep stirring for a while and transfer it to a bowl.
    3. Now pour some ghee into the wok. Keep some ghee for later use. Turn on the flame. Once the ghee gets melted, add green chickpea paste and refined flour into it. Keep stirring continuously and roast the mixture until it becomes fragrant and there is change in its colour. Once the green chickpea paste is roasted aptly, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. When the green chickpea paste cools down a bit, add chopped cashews into it along with roasted muskmelon seeds, boora and green cardamom powder. Mix everything really well.
    4. Ladoo mixture is now ready. Take some mixture to make tennis ball sized ladoo, roll the mixture into a ladoo by pressing it gently with both the hands. Place it on a plate. Similarly, prepare the rest of the ladoos until the mixture is completely utilized. Choliya ladoos are now ready.
    5. Serve these mouth-watering and luscious choliya ladoos as a dessert after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once the ladoos cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and have them within 15-20 days. Enjoy!

     

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