Motichoor Ladoo

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Sweeten Your Day with Homemade Motichoor Ladoo! These melt-in-mouth dessert balls are a festive favorite in India.
Follow our easy recipe to create perfect Motichoor Ladoo at home, ideal for Diwali or any special occasion!
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Desserts, Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 232 kcal
Servings 6


  • 1 cup gram flour coarse
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • pinch food colour orange
  • 2-3 tbsp melon seeds
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water to make syrup
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2-3 drops Lemon Juice
  • Desi Ghee to fry


  • Take gram flour in a bowl.
  • Add milk, water and food colour to make a thick batter.
  • Heat ghee in a kadhai.
  • Once the ghee is hot, put the flame to medium and hold the boondi ladle above the ghee.
  • Pour the batter all over the ladle and start tapping the handle of the ladle so that boondi comes out in the ghee.
  • Once the bubble reduces, remove boondi from ghee and drain on absorbent paper.
  • Repeat the same process for the remaining batter.
  • To make sugar syrup, boil sugar and water until one string consistency.
  • Switch off the flame, add cardamom powder and lemon juice.
  • Add boondi and mix well.
  • Cover with a lid and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Add melon seeds.
  • Grease your hand with ghee.
  • Take boondi and make ladoos.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg

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