Ingredients for the batter
Finely powdered semolina/white rava/sooji-1tbsp
Water-1/2 cup +2tbsp
(water quantity may vary,depends upon the quality of besan & rava,Add accordingly)
Yellow or orange food colour -2 pinches
(Mix all above ingredients together,consistency will look like a dosa batter)
Ingredients for the sugar syrup
Rose essence-few drops
Saffron strings few
Chopped pistachio & cashew nuts-each-1tbsp
(Boil sugar & water together to a one string consistency.Switch off the stove & add the rose essence,cardamom powder&saffron.)
Oil-to deep fry
Ghee to grease your palm while rolling out balls
Heat oil in a kadai,pour a ladle of mixture in the sieve which has round holes/boondhi ladle.
Rub it or tap it so that small balls of boondhi falls into the hot oil.
Fry them in medium high flame till its 3/4th done.Remove and keep it aside (do not fry the boondhi's till crisp).Repeat till you finish the batter.
Heat sugar & water in a pan,mix well till sugar has dissolved completely.
Boil the sugar syrup till it reaches to one string consistency.Switch off the stove ,add the cardamom powder,rose essence & saffron.
Add the chopped nuts to the boondhi.Pour the warm syrup into the boondhi.
Mix well till everything is combined.Now put this in a mixi or food processor,add 2tbsp of boiling water & pulse it for 1 or 2 times till its crushed.
Do not grind it too much it will become a paste.Transfer the mixture to a bowl.
Grease your hand with ghee & start to roll out into small balls.The ladoo will be a bit moist later it will become firm.
Your yummy ladoos are ready to serve !
a) Do not fry the boondhi's till crisp.
b) Melon seeds can also be added.
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