Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo Recipe - Left Over Roti Ladoo

Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo Recipe is a sweet ladoo made from leftover rotis and sweetened with jaggery to create a delicious homely dessert. Serve it after your everyday meals.

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Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo Recipe  - Left Over Roti Ladoo
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Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo  which is a delicious Ladoo made from Leftover Rotis. It is a must try recipe when you have some left over rotis at your kitchen. It is the best way to make something delicious out of old and left overs.

The rotis are toasted well in ghee and ground to a coarse powder along with some nuts and mixed along with jaggery to hold the ladoo shape. You can also add some brown sugar if you like and you can also experiment it with by adding different nuts like almonds, walnuts into the recipe. This will give an extra richness to the sweet.

Serve the Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo as a dessert after your simple meal of Paneer Biryani, Boondi Raita and a roasted Papad.

For other festive Ladoo Recipes, you can also try making these in your kitchen:

  1. Green Tea Coconut Ladoos Recipe
  2. Kaju Badam Ladoos Recipes
  3. Besan Oats Ladoos Recipe

Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 4 Leftover roti
  • 2 tablespoons Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios
  • 1/4 cup Dessicated Coconut

How to make Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo Recipe - Left Over Roti Ladoo

  1. To begin making the Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo, tear your leftover rotis into small pieces. Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the rotis and toast the rotis until it crisp up.

  2. Once the the rotis crisp up, allow it to cool down and blitz it in a mixer along with pista and cardamom powder.

  3. Heat the same kadai with jaggery and little bit of water, to make the jaggery melt completely and become quite thick.

  4. Add your powdered roti mixture, wheat flour, remaining ghee, desiccated coconut and mix well. Make sure you keep your flame low so that it does not get burnt.

  5. Finally when the mixture is coming together, add milk and mix well. You will have a wet mixture at the end.

  6. Keep a bowl of water ready, allow the mixture to cool down for few minutes, and start to shape them into medium sized balls by dipping your hand into water. Once done, serve them to your family.

  7. Serve the Maharashtrian Policha Ladoo as a dessert after your simple meal of Paneer BiryaniBoondi Raita and a roasted Papad.