Methi Ladoo Recipe- Methi Ladoo Methi Ladoo Recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Methi seeds - 100 grams (less than 1 cup)
  • Milk - ½ liter (2-1/2 cup)
  • Wheat flour - 300 grams (2 cup)
  • Ghee - 250 grams (1-1/2 cup)
  • Gond - 100 grams (1/2 cup)
  • Almonds - 30 - 35
  • Black pepper- 8-10
  • Cumin powder - 2 tsp
  • Saunth - 2 tsp
  • Green cardamom - 10-12
  • Cinnamon - 4 pieces
  • Nutmeg- 2
  • Sugar – 300 gram/ Jaggery – 1-1/2 cup
Instructions
  1. Wash methi seeds properly. Wrap it in a thick cloth and let it dry under sun. Grind dried methi into a smooth paste.
  2. Boil milk in a vessel. Put methi paste into the milk and soak it for 8-10 hours.
  3. Grind the almonds into fine powder. Crush black pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg and green cardamom separately.
  4. Place a pan on the medium flame with ½ cup ghee. Put soaked methi in the pan and stir continuously until it becomes light brown and imparts nice fragrance. Take the methi out on a plate.
  5. Pour remaining ghee in the same pan, low down the flame and fry Gond. Take the Gond out in a plate.
  6. Put the flour in the same wok or pan and fry with the remaining ghee. When the flour turns light brown and fragrant, take it out on a plate.
  7. Put 1 tsp ghee in the pan along with jaggery. Low down the flame and let it melt to form syrup.
  8. Now add roasted methi, wheat flour and Gond to it. Mix well using a spoon.
  9. Add cumin powder, saunth powder, almond pieces, black pepper powder, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder and green cardamom powder to the mixture and stir well.
  10. Take small amount of mixture and prepare lemon sized round ladoos. Similarly prepare methi ladoos from the remaining mixture. Leave it for 4-5 hours in open air. Methi ladoos are ready. Store them in an air tight jar.
  11. Have these ladoos every morning or evening with warm milk to overcome any kind of body ache.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at http://indiangoodfood.com/1074-methi-ladoo-recipe.html