Ganesh Chaturthi Special: Offer Makhana Laddus to God on Ganesh Chaturthi, you too can enjoy this delicious sweet...
Lord Ganesha likes offering laddus very much. Laddus are made of many things, but today we will tell you how to make makhana laddus. Apart from being delicious, they are also nutritious. The reason for this is that mahana is a very good source of protein and carbohydrates. Makhana helps in burning fat. It has very low calories. It does not take much time to make makhana laddus. Its taste is pleasant to everyone, that is, it is liked by everyone, big or small. In such a situation, you should not only celebrate God by offering this food but also enjoy its taste with your family members.
Ground jaggery – 1/2 cup
Ghee – 2 tbsp
Cashews – 15
Almonds – 10
Dry coconut – 2 tbsp
Flax seeds – 1 teaspoon
Makhana – 1 teaspoon
Roasted peanuts – 2 tbsp
Pistachios – 10
Pumpkin seeds – 1 tablespoon
Sesame seeds – 1 tsp
- Add jaggery with 1/2 cup water in a pan. Cook the mixture until it thickens slightly and attains the consistency of a string.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in a pan. Add makhana and fry on low flame until it becomes light golden.
- Now add peanuts, cashews, almonds, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, coconut, and sesame seeds in the same pan and fry for a few minutes.
- Mix this mixture with makhana and mix it using a pestle. You can also blend the ingredients in a blender and crush them gently.
- Put the ground makhana-nuts mixture in a big bowl. Add jaggery to it and mix well with a spoon. Now mix everything using your hands.
Now apply some ghee on your hands grease them and make small laddus from the mixture.
- After making all the laddus, keep them dry. Either serve the laddu immediately or store it in an airtight container.
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