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Urad Dal Laddu / Sunnundalu [White Lentil Sweet Balls]

Urad Daal Laddu is a very popular sweet dish of Andhra Pradesh . I made this for the first time, came out quite good. It has a very different flavor which makes it unique. It also has high nutritional value, therefore good for kids! I am going to make this again for Diwali. This is my ds's second Diwali and am sure this time he would like to try this one !

Read more about Urad daal [White Lentil] here


Dhuli Urad Daal [black skin removed]- 1 cup
Jaggery - 1 cup or less [powdered]
Ghee [Clarified butter oil] - 3-4 tbsp or more
Nuts and Raisins - handful


Dry roast urad daal in a heavy bottomed skillet till its golden brown and starts emitting pleasant aroma. Cool and grind it into fine powder [sand like consistency]

Fry nuts and raisins in 1tsp of ghee and keep it aside

Combine urad daal powder, jaggery, nuts and rub in warm ghee. Mix the mixture well with hands or spoon and start making golf sized balls. Add more ghee if necessary. Store them in a air tight container

You can replace Jaggery with Table Sugar

This is my entry to the following events:

Dusshera event hosted by Shanthi

Kids delite event hosted by Srivalli

FIL- GHEE Sweets event hosted by Sanghi

Diwali 2009 contest at Priya's Feast


yummy & excellent....nice click...
Priya said…
Prefect laddoos, Even my templates is same as urs..great choice..
Perfect shape, Nice click!!
srikars kitchen said…
Really yummy & delicious..
Sanghi said…
Yummy! You can send this to my FIL-ghee event too!
rekhas kitchen said…
Hi first time here you have a nice blog and Sunnundalu looks great mouthwatering.
Prathibha said…
Perfectly shaped and nice color..
Sarah Naveen said…
So cute and yummy!!
Smitha said…
Simple, yet wonderful recipe. Never heard of urad dal laddu. The pics are great
Sireesha said…
Looks so good, wish I could taste it!
Samta said…
yummy....... never tasted urad dal laddu - Will make it this time for diwali.
BTW - a very nice photograph of the yummy dish.
Anonymous said…
wow!perfect shape&nice color...tnx for the recipe.
Priyadharshini said…
thank u for sending the entry
my kitchen said…
Perfect laddu & beautiful visit my blog when u find time
Inika iraP said…
The Sunnundalu looks so deliciously zoomed in.

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