Saturday, November 03, 2012

Urad Dal Ladoo / Sunnundalu / Diwali Recipes

Jayanthy Kumaran | 15:04 | |

Urad Dal Ladoo:

Urad  Dal  Ladoo  is a very popular delicacy,  which is relished during festive season.  This sweet is much beloved coz of its unique tongue-tickling taste and nutritional value. It is high in protein and is very good for women. 

In this recipe, the roasted urad dal is ground into super fine sand like pwd and mixed with sugar & pure ghee. Then the mixture is shaped into round balls. 

These are often prepared for special occasions like  Diwali festival,  Baby showers etc.

Make this wholesome healthy snack today by following this easy recipe..:)


·         Urad dal                  - 1 cup
·         Sugar                     - 1 cup
·         Ghee                      - 3 to 4 tbsp
·         Cashews chopped   - 2 tbsp
·         Almonds chopped   - 2 tbsp
·         Pistachios chopped  - 1 tbsp
·         Raisins                   - 2 tbsp
·         Cardamom pwd       - ¼ tsp             


1.     Clean the Urad dal and dry roast it in a skillet / pan till they turn very light golden brown in color.

2.     Allow to cool.
3.     Grind the roasted Dal in a mixer.
4.     Sieve the grounded Urad Dal flour, so that all the thick particles are left behind.
5.     The texture of the flour should be like fine sand .
6.     Grind sugar in the mixer to smooth pwd and keep it aside.
7.     Roast cashew, almond and pistachios to golden and reserve.
8.     Take Urad dal flour in a wide bowl.
9.     Add powdered sugar to it.
10.  Add the roasted nuts, raisins and cardamom pwd.
11.  Mix all ingredients well.
12.  Add warm ghee and combine.
13.  The mixture to make Ladoos is ready.
14.  Take a small portion of mixture in your hands and press it to give it a small round ball shape.

15.  Repeat the same for the rest of the mixture.
16.  Healthy & yummy Urad Dal Ladoos are ready.

Similar Recipes

·       Boondhi Ladoo
·      Moongdal Ladoo 
·       Rava Ladoo
·       Fried Gram Ladoo
·       Maladoo  &  Besan Ladoo        


  1. Lovely Recipes and Pictures!!! Thank you for sharing your content. Thought you'd be interested in a similar space. Do check out culture and cooking blog Aalayam -

  2. Hey Jay. this is nice and simple and unlike other laddoos it doesn't require a lot of stirring and heating. Nice recipe :)

  3. No cooking required? Making this soon.

  4. The photos are looking very delicious. Uma uma num nummmmmmmmmm

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  5. ¡Qué bella propuesta me encanta se ve muy delicioso! abrazos y abrazos.

  6. laddoo looks wonderful lovely pictures

  7. Very nice recipe and perfect for the Holiday season,thanks :)

  8. very nice and good recipe to try for diwali.thks Jay, your boondi laddoo is already on my to-try list now this one too.

  9. Thanks friends for your valuable time n lovely feedback..:)

  10. Easy to make lovely ladoos...Very delicious.

  11. Not sure what Urad dal is, but with all the nuts you have used, these snacks must be fantastic!

  12. Wow this looks so inviting and tempting :)

  13. healthy and delicious laddu :)

  14. All right, next time I go to the store, I'm looking for urad dal. Got to make these. Another winner, Jay

  15. yummy ladoo...i have also posted this same recipe today with jaggery....


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