Moong dal Laddu/Laddoo Recipe

Moong dal Laddu/Laddoo Recipe

Laddu or laddoo are circle/round- shaped sweets/desserts began in the Indian subcontinent. Laddus are made of flour, Ghee/Vegetable oil/oil and sugar, what makes it versatile is that it can be made out of various ingredients combinations such as besan/gram flour, moondal, boondi, semolina, khoya, desiccated coconut, Maida/refined flour, milk, sugar and many combinations as per the region and their traditions.

These sweets are generally made during festive or religious occasions like Diwali, Dussehra, Holi, Ganesh Chaturthi and Weddings.

Moong Dal Laddu is very simple yet tasty laddu to savour on major festive or religious occasions. Its made of Moong Dal, Sugar, Ghee and Chopped Cashew nuts as major ingredients. No matter your age from kids to adults it can be savoured, you just can’t stop yourself from having Moong Dal Laddu.

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5 from 12 votes

Moong dal Laddu/Laddoo Recipe

Nutritional Value: 160 Calories / Serving Fat 74 cal Carbs 83 cal Protein 3 cal

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword How to Make Moong Dal Laddu ?, Moong dal Laddu/Laddoo Recipe
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 160 kcal
Author Kalyon Subbarao


  • 250 Gms Moong Dal
  • 400 Gms Sugar
  • 1 pinch Elachi Powder
  • 150 Gms Ghee
  • 50 Gms Chopped Cashews


How to Make Moong Dal Laddu ?

  1. Heat a Skillet and dry roast the Mongdal and powder sugar and the dal after they cool down a bit.
  2. Mix both sugar and moong dal powder and Elachi and keep it aside.
  3. Heat the ghee and drop the chopped cashew nuts and roast them till they are tad brown. Add the roasted cashews to the mixed moong dal powder and mix it thoroughly.
  4. When the powder is warm, roll them into small balls / laddus to be served later or whenever required.

Recipe Notes


When rolling the powder into laddus if found problem with bonding one can add one or two tsp of ghee to roll into a laddu.

These laddus can be stored and had latter, it can be stored for at least 20 to 30 days.


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