Motichoor Ke Laddoo

Ingredients:   Method:

For syrup:
2 1/2 cups sugar
3 1/2 cups water
2 tbsp. milk

1/4 tsp cardamom powder


For Boondi:

2 1/2 cups gram flour
2 cups milk
1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
3 cups ghee for deep frying

A fine holed shallow strainer spoon


For syrup:
Put sugar and water in a vessel and boil. When sugar dissolves, add milk.

Boil for 5 minutes till scum forms on top. Strain and return to fire. boil till almost 1 thread consistency is achieved.

Add cardamom powder and mix. Keep aside.


For Boondi:
Mix flour and milk to a smooth batter. Heat ghee in a heavy frying pan. Hold strainer on top with one hand.

With the other pour some batter all over the holes. Tap gently till all batter has fallen into hot ghee.

Stir with another strainer and remove when light golden. Keep aside. Repeat for remaining batter.

Immerse Boondi in syrup. Drain any excess syrup. Spread in a large plate. Sprinkle 2-3 tsp hot water over it.
Cover and let it stay for 5 minutes.
Shape in laddoos with moist palms.

Cool and keep open to dry, before storing in containers.