Beetroot Boondhi Ladoo

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Beetroot boosts haemoglobin levels, lowers blood pressure. It also prevents signs of ageing. Controls diabetes and improves stamina. Works as a body cleanser. Inspired from festive foods , I prepared the sweet The Beetroot Boondhi Ladoo can be offered as Naivedhyam.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Andhra, Desserts, Indian, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • gm Flour besan – 1 cup
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3 spoon Clarified Butter or ghee ghee â table
  • 5 Cardamom â
  • 5 Almonds
  • 10 Raisins â
  • 1/2 cup Water â
  • Desi Ghee or oil oil â for frying
  • Water beet root juice â as required


  • Heat a pan. Add ghee/ clarified butter to it and roast chopped almonds, raisins. keep it aside.
  • Sieve the gram flour, transfer it into a bowl and add beetroot juice to make a thin consistency (flowing).
  • Take another pan, pour ghee/ oil into it and once the oil is heated , pour boondhi batter (1 ladle) over boondhi ladle and spread it gently to see round shaped boondhi falling in the pan.
  • Deep fry them on a medium flame. Then transfer boondhis to a vessel and cover with a lid.
  • Then do the same with the remaining boondhi batter to get more number of boondhis.
  • Simultaneously, heat water and sugar ( 1 part with 1/2 part) in a pan, let it boil till a half string consistency is obtained then turn off the knob.
  • Now add ghee/ clarified butter, already roasted dry fruits to it, and mix gently.
  • Take handful of the above mix and make round ball shaped ladoos.
  • Let them cool to room temperature , then store in a air tight container . These can be stored for a week .
    Beetroot Boondhi Ladoo - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

The syrup should be of half string consistency. 
Beetroot gives it a stunning color as well as acts as a healthy substitute 🙂 
Beetroot juice can be obtained by grinding beets in sufficient amount of water and extracting the juice from it.
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