Motichoor Ladoo Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Diwali
Recipe Type Sweets
Cuisine South Indian

Motichur laddus however are made with very small sized boondi, almost like little rice pearls and they are not fried till they darken. Making these laddus is a time consuming process and a little practice is required to perfect them. If you are patient and enjoy the pursuit, you will enjoy making these "pearly laddus".


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Milk 0.33 cup 33.66 0.65 0.32
Pista 1 tablespoon 85.5 7.5
Orange Food Colour 5 teaspoon
Ghee 1 as required 46.15 5 1.3
Raisins 1 tablespoon 14.95
Baking Powder 1 pinch 4
Sugar 0.5 kilogram 1935
All purpose flour 0.5 kilogram 1775
3894.26 13.15 1.62

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Sieve gram all all purpose flour with Baking Powder to mix it well.
  2. 2 Add 2 tbsp of melted Ghee and enough Water to make a batter of thick consistency.
  3. 3 Heat up Ghee in a kadhai.
  4. 4 Drop boondis in Ghee with the help of a perforated spoon.
  5. 5 Rub the batter on the spoon with holes so that small drops of batter drop in Oil, simultaneously tap the spoon on the rim of kadhai also.
  6. 6 Fry boondis Till golden brown and then remove them to keep aside.
  7. 7 Meanwhile make Sugar syrup of three string consistency and mix in color.
  8. 8 Put the fried boondis in this syrup.
  9. 9 Mix in the raisin and cut Pista.
  10. 10 When mixture cools down slightly use Buttered hands to make round balls of Ladoos
  11. 11 Motichoor Ladoos are ready to be served.