Recipe Submitted by : Purva’s Food Funda (Mumbai, India)

Ingredients :
Whole wheat flour (atta) , coarse- 2 cups
Ghee – 2 tbsp +1/2 cup + to deep fry
Milk- as required
Powdered sugar- 2 cups
Green cardamom powder- 2 tsp
Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto)- ½ cup
Salt- 1 pinch


  • Take coarse wheat flour & salt in a bowl. Add 2 tbsp of hot melted ghee and mix well. Add warm milk as required and knead into a stiff dough. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls.
  • Heat sufficient ghee in a wok (kadai) and deep-fry the balls on medium heat, till they are well done & turns pinkish. Drain onto an absorbent paper and cool.
  • Break the fried dough balls in a mortar with a pestle or coarsely grind in mixi to make coarse choorma. Transfer into a bowl. Add cardamom powder and mix. Pour the melted & hot ½ cup of ghee into the choorma and mix. Add powdered sugar and mix again. Spread poppy seeds on a plate. Divide the mixture into sixteen equal portions. Shape each portion into a laddoo, roll in the poppy seeds and serve.
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