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Kerala style Maladu - Maladu images


  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: Makes 8 ladoos 1x


  • 3/4 cup gram (chana dal)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cardamon pods
  • 3 tablespoon ghee
  • 7-8 cashews


  1. Dry roast the gram on medium heat. Do not wait for it to change color. Do not overcook.
  2. Let it cool down completely. Powder it finely and sieve.
  3. Powder sugar and cardamon pods. Sieve and mix well with the powdered gram.
  4. Roast cashew in a teaspoon of ghee and keep aside.
  5. Heat and melt remaining ghee and add to the flour-sugar mixture.
  6. Take on roasted cashew along and make balls/ladoos of the mixture when still hot. You can always add more hot ghee if you find you are unable to make balls.
  7. Consume immediately or you can store in airtight containers for upto a week.
  • Prep Time: 0 hours
  • Cook Time: 0 hours