Friday, November 6, 2015

Barnyard Millet Maa Laddoo/Kuthiravali Maladu/Kuthiravali Pottukadalai Laddoo

Maa laddoo can be made in a jiffy if you have roasted channa dal/fried grams aka pottukadalai at home. For a change i want to try them differently with a twist, hence i tried with one of the popular millet 'Barnyard millet', this barnyard millet aka kuthiravali works awesome in laddoos and i have already tried a simple laddoos with it. If you dont have enough time or dunno how to make the popular boondhi laddoos to share with your nears and dears for Diwali festival, this maa laddoo will definitely helps you a lot. Quick to make with easy ingredients, this nutritious maa laddoo will definitely satisfy everyone's sweet tooth and trust me none will notice the addition of this millets in this ultimate balls. An excellent way to sneak millets obviously during diwali as this festival of lights is well known for sharing sweets and savouries with family and friends.

Barnyard millet Maa Laddoo, Kuthiravali Maa laddu

This maladu goes for simple ingredients and you can make this laddoos very quickly than you can imagine. Maladu makes an excellent sweet to serve even to sudden guests. The main ingredient for making this laddoo is melted ghee, the addition of ghee in this laddoo makes this maladu more tastier than the usual easy laddoos in which people use milk instead of melted ghee. Not to forget that this maladu is loaded with barnyard millet. Makes this easy breezy laddoos for the festival and enjoy them thoroughly by sharing with your family and friends.Sending to Srivalli's Kid's delight - Cooking with Wholegrains hosted by Kalyani.

1/2cup Barnyard Millet/Kuthiravali
1/2cups Roasted gram/Pottukadalai
1/4cup Sugar (can increase if needed)
1/4cup Ghee
1/2tsp Cardamom powder
6-7nos Cashew nuts (chopped)

Dry roast the barnyard millet until a nice aroma comes from.

Grind roasted gram, roasted barnyard millet,sugar as fine powder, sieve both the roasted gram flour and barnyard millet.

In a mixing bowl, take the flours -sugar mixture and cardamom powder.

Fry the chopped cashew nuts in one tablespoon of ghee until golden brown.

Add the cashew nuts to the flour mixture in the mixing bowl.

Kuthiravali Maa Laddoo, Barnyard Millet Maa Laddu, barnyard millet maa laddoo

Heat the remaining ghee in low flame, slowly add the ghee to the flour mixture.

When the mixture is warm enough, start making small lemon round balls.

Finish the remaining flour by making the laddoos and place a almonds in each laddoos.

Arrange the laddoos in an air tightened box.


1 comment:

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Adding millet to maa laddoo is such a great idea. They look delicious.