Oct 14, 2014

Atta Ladoo Recipe / Wheat Flour Ladoo Recipe

I love making ladoos, because they are so versatile, they can be made pretty much with any flour. I have quite a few ladoo recipes in my blog. Ladoos will make a quick sweet for any festivals. Even if you have no time on hand, you can make these in minutes. For this diwali i made three ladoos..This is my first one..Will share other two soon. So i hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turned out for you..

Preparation Time : 5 min
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 15 ladoos


Wheat Flour / Atta - 1 cup
Roasted Gram Dal / Pori Kadalai - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Cardamom Powder / Yelakai Podi - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1/2 cup
Cashewnuts - 3 tblspn chopped finely


Take sugar and roasted gram dal in a mixer and powder it finely.

Heat 2 tblspn in a kadai. Add in cashews and fry till golden. Remove it to a bowl and set aside.

Add in wheat flour and fry for few mins till light golden and aromatic.

Add in powdered sugar and porikadalai powder and mix well.

Add in the remaining ghee and mix well.

Roast it for few more mins till the sugar is little melted and it starts to get little moist and golden brown.

Now add in cardamom powder and fried cashews.

Mix well and take it off the heat. Allow the mix to cool down.

Take a small portion from this and shape it into tight ladoos.

Store this in a air tight container and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Take sugar in a blender

powder it finely

In the same blender add in roasted chana dal

Powder it finely

Take 2 tblspn of ghee in a kadai

Add in cashews

Fry till golden

Remove it to a bowl

In the remaining ghee

add in wheat flour

Roast it till nice aroma comes

now it is toasted well

add in powdered sugar and porikadalai powder

mix well

heat it till the sugar starts to melt

You see now the sugar has started to melt

add the remaining ghee till the mix gets moist

The colour will change to dark brown

add in cardamom powder

add in the fried nuts

mix well

remove it to a bowl and let it cool a bit

take small portion in your hands

shape it into balls




  1. can you please post adirasam recipe. i want to make it for this diwali

  2. hi arati... love this ladoo.. but one doubt,is it really necessary to add dal to this? marwadi friend says,not necessary.. what difference does it make? btw,thx a lot for ur super recepies..

  3. Can v use besan instead of chana dal?

  4. @AnonymousYou can skip the dal part, but i found it makes the ladoos more tasty..

  5. Sounds like a delicious treat and healthy. I do love chestnuts. Catherine

  6. Wholesome and delicious looking attas. Wonderfully prepared.

  7. Arthi can u please post adirsam recipe, i would like to have ur recipe, otherwise i would have searched in other blogs. I want to make for this diwali

  8. I would like to use jaggery instead of sugar. Can u help me in wat I should do here?

  9. @New mommyYou can add grated jaggery after roasting the flour and mix well. Thn shape it into ladoos. Add more ghee if needed

  10. All ur recipes are soooo easy ,and pics are awesome .

  11. Can i give this lafdoo to my 10 month old baby?

  12. Can we use oil instead.I don't like the taste of ghee

  13. Thanks for all the solution to fun cooking, Arti.


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