Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Puffed Rice....Laddu ( Puri Unde )

Puffed Rice Laddus are snacks and can have them at any time of the day.
Things Needed:
Puffed Rice  Flakes : 2 cups
Jaggery : 1/2 cup ( Powdered )
Ground Nuts : 2 Table spoons( Roasted)
Cardamom : 4 to 6 pods
Water : 1 Table spoon
  Method :
Powder  cardamom pods ( Remove the outer layer before powdering ) and keep it aside.
Roast the ground nuts and remove the skin and  keep it aside.
Keep a big pan on the fire and heat . Put jaggery and a  table spoon of water and let it dissolve . when it starts bubbling add Puffed Rice flakes and ground nuts and mix well and prepare Laddus. You can add a spoon of ghee while preparing Luddus to be  more tasty.

Note : The jaggery should not be very watery when you dissolve jaggary .It should not be so thick either.  Keep it on the low flame while preparing these Laddus.
You can also add dry fruits like  Almonds , Cashew and dry grapes.( Raisins). Altogether about 2 table spoons. ( Cut it into small pieces).
10 to 12  medium sized undes ( Laddus ) can be made.