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1 cup channa dal
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
2 tablespoons ghee
1 tablespoon chopped pistachios for garnish
In a heacy bottomed pan; roast the channa dal on low heat until it releases the roasted aroma and slightly changes its color. Allow it to cool.
In a food processor blend all the ingredients including the roasted channa dal, except the ghee, into a fine powder.
Transfer the ground dal into a large wide mouthed bowl. Add in the ghee and knead using your finger until the dough comes together to form a smooth dough. The heat in your hands help all the ingredients get together.
Once it comes into a smooth dough, roll them into lemon size balls and garnish them with pisatachios. These ladoo's can be stored in an air tight container for a few days and longer in the refridgerator.