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Mawa Boondi Ladoo

This is how you make a delicious sweet dish, Mawa Boondi Ladoo is the favorite of many, and as Deepawali is around, this thing will be much more in demand. Prepare it for the entire family and friends and other people who will be visiting your home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6


Indredients for the Batter

  • 2 cups Chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1/8 tsp Cooking soda
  • for deep frying Ghee
  • small pinch Food color
  • 1.5 cup Water

Ingredients for sugar syrup

  • 1 &3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • Few drop Rose syrup/essemce
  • Small pinch Food color
  • 1/8 tsp Cardamom green powder

Other Ingredients

  • 15 no Cashew nuts
  • 15 no Almonds
  • 1 cup Mawa / Khova
  • 13 no Raisins


  • In a pan, add sugar and water and keep it on a stove top on a medium flame. Cook the sugar syrup till you get one thread consistency. Switch off the flame. Add food color, rose syrup and cardamom green powder. Mix it well, keep it aside.
  • In another bowl, add chickpea flour, cooking soda and food color, mix it well. Add water and make the lumps free batter. 
  • The consistency of the batter should not be thick nor thin. First check the batter consistency, pour few drops of boondi in the hot oil, if it is in a round shape, the batter is perfect for boondis. If its gets tails ends, the batter is thick, you need to add more water. If the boondis gets flat in the oil, it means batter is thin and you need to add some flour. so be careful while making the batter.
  • Heat the kadai/wok with ghee and put the channa/perforated ladle on it. Pour one bowl of the batter and spread it with the ladle. 
  • Deep fry the boondis till it is properly cooked, Take out the boondis from the oil on a tissue paper to get rid of the extra oil.
  • Take the sugar syrup in a bowl, add coarsely ground and whole boondis in the hot sugar syrup
  • Add chopped almonds, cashew nuts, raisins and mawa. Mix it well. Keep it aside for 30 minutes to absorbs the sugar syrup.
  • Once the boondis absorbed syrup, make the boondi mixture into ladoo shape. you can apply ghee on your hands while making the ladoo.
  • Put the boondi ladoo in a small muffin liner. Delicious ladoo is ready to eat.