Easy Motichoor Laddu

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Easy Motichoor Laddu


Motichoor Laddu is known for offering it to gods for all the festivals like Holi, Diwali, Krishnastami, Ramadan, and other major festivals.  Especially for Ganesh Chaturthi and Diwali. Tons and Tons of laddu will be prepared for these two festivals and sold. Motichoor Laddu is also called as Bhoondi Laddu and this dish hails from Rajasthan and favorite of Marwadi community. 

Preparation of Motichoor laddu is very time taking but we have come up with a different style of making it Easy. 

We have not used Jhara to make the boondi of dal. Instead we have deep fried and made crystal like powder and mixed it with sugar syrup. That’s what makes the recipe “Easy Motichoor Laddu”

You will not be stressed if you follow the instructions mentioned in the video.

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How to make Motichoor Laddu with step-by-step photos:

1. Wash and soak 1 and 1/2 cups of chana dal for over 3 hours.
Soak the chana dal

2. Coarsely grind the chana dal

Grind the soaked chana dal

3. Make lumps of grounded chana dal and deep fry

Deep fry the grounded chana dal
4. Grind the deep-fried chana dal lumps to fine crystal-like powder
Grind the deep fried chana dal

5. Make sugar syrup with 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar and 1 cup of water

make sugar syrup by adding water to sugar
6. Add a pinch of cardamom powder, red and orange food color

Adding food color to sugar syrup
7. Add the crystal-like dal powder to the colored syrup
Crystals of grounded deep fried chana dal
8. Mix well by adding Ghee and Cashew nuts
Adding cashew pieces
9. Make shapes of laddu once the mixture cools down 
A plate full of dal mixed with sugar syrup
10. Garnish it with your favorite dry fruit. We have topped it with Pistachio
A plate full of motichoor laddu

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Easy Motichoor Ladoo



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Easy Motichoor Ladoo


  • Chana Dal

  • Oil

  • Sugar

  • Cardamom Powder

  • Orange Food Color

  • Red Food Color

  • Dry Fruits - Crushed


  • Step by Step making process

Easy Motichoor Ladoo

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