Churma Ladoo Recipe | Churma Laddu

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Churma Ladoos are an Indian mithai, prepared by rolling churma made of whole wheat flour and ghee, into the shape of ladoos.

Churma is a sweet dish made by coarsely grinding deep fried whole wheat flour dumplings along with sugar. Churma can be enjoyed in its original powdered form, or it can be shaped into ladoos.

Churma ladoos are an especially popular sweet in Rajasthan, Gujarat and few other parts of western India. They are often served along with a traditional Rajasthani meal of Dal & Baati.

Churma ladoos are also often made during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, where they are given as offering for Lord Ganesha, who is said to be particularly fond of ladoos.

Churma Ladoos are easy to store. Once they have cooled down, you can store them in an airtight container in a cool dry place for 1-2 weeks.

To make Churma Ladoos at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

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Churma Ladoo Recipe

Churma Ladoo Recipe | Churma Laddu

Churma Ladoo is a famous rajasthani sweet made by rolling churma made from whole wheat flour into balls. These are often served along with Dal & Bati.
4.80 from 148 votes

Recipe Info

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Category Desserts
Cuisine Indian

Ingredients For Churma Ladoo Recipe | Churma Laddu

  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun ka Atta)
  • 2 Cups Desi Ghee
  • 3/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Dry Fruits like almonds, cashews & pistachios

Step By Step Instructions for Churma Ladoo Recipe | Churma Laddu

  • Take gehun ka atta or whole wheat flour in a wide vessel.
    2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun ka Atta)
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  • Add 3/4 cup desi ghee to the flour.
    Churma Recipe Instructions
  • Mix the ghee thoroughly by rubbing the flour in between both hands so that it is completely coated.
    Churma Recipe Instructions
  • Add 1 cup water to the mixture and knead the mixture into a tight dough. You can also add milk instead of the water.
    Churma Recipe Instructions
  • Divide the dough into small equal balls (around the size of a tennis ball) and press them to into the shape of your fist.
    Churma Recipe Instructions
  • Heat desi ghee in a pan for frying and add the dumplings to the pan. The ghee should not be too hot, otherwise they will not cook properly from inside.
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  • Fry them in batches on low-medium heat setting for about 10-15 minutes till they turn golden brown.
    Churma Recipe Instructions
  • When the dumplings are cooked, take them out and drain the excess ghee on kitchen rolls.
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  • Break them into small pieces and set aside to let them cool for 10 minutes.
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  • Grind all the pieces into a fine powder in a food processor.
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  • Then add powdered sugar to the ground mixture and mix well.
    3/4 Cup Powdered Sugar
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  • Then add 3/4 cup of ghee to the mixture.
    Churma Ladoo Recipe Instructions
  • Mix the ghee thoroughly with the churma. You can also add finely chopped dry fruits like almonds and cashews to the mixture.
    1/2 Cup Dry Fruits
    Churma Ladoo Recipe Instructions
  • Take a handful of churma and press it to shape it into round firm balls. Garnish with chopped pistachio nuts. Churma Ladoos are ready. You can store them in an airtight container for a few days.
    Churma Ladoo Recipe


Calories: 561kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 50g

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