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Whole Wheat, Ragi and Edible Gum Ladoos

Winter Special Nutritious Ladoos/Sweet balls made of whole Wheat Flour, Ragi/Finger Millet Flour, Edible gum, Desi ghee and jaggery. Wholesome power packed nutritious bites to stay warm and strong.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Desserts, snacks
Cuisine: Indian Cuisine, North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: Edible Gum, Ragi Ladoos, Wheat Flour Ladoos, Winter Food
Author: Swati

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Cup Coarse Whole Wheat flour/
  • 1 Cup Ragi Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Mixed Nuts(Almonds and Cashew Nuts)
  • 1/2 Cup Edible Gum
  • 11/2 Cup Jaggery Powder/Sugar
  • 1 Cup Desi Ghee

Instructions

  • In a pan, add a tbsp of ghee roast the nuts till light brown. Take out the nuts in a separate plate and keep aside to cool.
  • In the same pan, add ghee to the remaining ghee in the pan, add edible gum/gond and saute it, till it puffs up and turns light. 
  • Take out in a separate plate and let it cool.
  • Once the nuts and gum are cool, coarsely grind in chopper.
  • Dry roast the flours separately in a thick bottomed pan or non-stick pan. 
  • Mix all the flours together add ghee to the flours and roast for a few more minutes till the flour turns light brown and gives out the aroma.
  • Transfer the ghee and flour mix to another pan/bowl to slightly cool. Add grinded nuts and gum and mix in the flour mix.
  • Once the flour mix is warm enough to touch, add jaggery powder or sugar, ix well with hands and bind the into tennis ball sized ladoos.  
  • Leave the ladoos in open to dry and bind nicely in open for few hours, then store in an airtight container. These last for good 15-20 days or even a month. the shelf life ladoos with sugar is more than with the ones made with jaggery.