MOONG DAL LADOO – Pasiparupu laddu


Ladoo/Laddu is a famous and traditional Indian Sweet/Dessert. We prepare ladoo during festival seasons and for special guests. Especially as a welcome sweet for newly coming bride/ bridegroom. This Yummy Moong dal ladoo can be prepared in short time with less ingredients.



  • Serve as a snack for guests or festival sweet

AUTHOR : Dimple                      CUISINE : Indian
COURSE : Dessert                       YIELD :8-10 Ladoos


  • Split yellow moong dal – 1 cup
  • Granulated sugar – 1 cup or lesser
  • Cardamom – 5
  • Ghee – 3 Tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 5


  1. Dry roast moong dal over medium low heat until the colour slightly changes.
  2. Cool down to room temperature and grind it into fine powder using a blender.
  3. In the same jar add sugar and cardamom. Grind it as a fine powder.
  4. Chop cashew nuts.


  1. In a mixing bowl add moong dal powder and sugar together. Mix well.
  2. Roast cashew nuts in ghee.
  3. Pour this into the bowl and mix well.
  4. Making ladoos :
    1. Take a small batch of mix with hand and make small round shape ladoo.
    2. Press and hold it gently to make ladoo.
    3. Add warm ghee if required while making ladoo.
  5. When it completely cool down, store in a air tight container.


  • Do not heat the ghee. Just warm temperature is enough.
  • Your hand should bare the heat.
  • If stored properly it will last for more than a week.
  • Sieve moong dal powder and sugar powder if needed.
  • You can use cardamom powder instead of whole cardamom.

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