Ulundhu Kali Recipe (Urad Dal Sweet)
Palm jaggery sweetened urad dal sweet ladoo recipe
Ulundhu kali is a healthy, traditional south Indian dish rich in protein and dietary fibers. This kali is very good for women, girls and aged people as it strengthens bones. This is given to pregnant women and also to girls when they reach the age of puberty. This is believed to strengthen the bones. Serve Ulundhu Kali Recipe (Urad Dal Sweet) during tea time with Irani Chai Recipe and Namak Para Recipe (Deep Fried Biscuits).
If you like this recipe, try more recipes like
- 1 cup White Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
- 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds , pounded
- 1/2 teaspoon Dry ginger powder
- 1 cup Palm jaggery
- 2-1/2 cups Water
- Salt , a pinch
- 4 tablespoons Gingelly oil
How to make Ulundhu Kali Recipe (Urad Dal Sweet)
To begin making Ulundhu Kali Recipe (Urad Dal Sweet), add urad dal, fenugreek seeds and Cardamom to a mixer and grind into smooth powder. Keep aside.
Now for preparing jaggery syrup, add jaggery and water to a pan and boil. Stir until jaggery dissolves and strain to remove impurities.
Pour the filtered jaggery syrup back to the pan. Add salt and dry ginger powder to it. Stir well and bring it to boil.
Add the Urad dal flour little by little and keep stirring without forming lumps.
Once the flour and jaggery is combined well, add 2 tsp of gingelly oil at regular intervals and keep mixing with ladle.
The mixture has to become thick combining together without sticking to sides of the pan. Once done, switch off the flame and allow it to cool.
Grease the hands with oil and take small portion of dough and roll into medium sized balls and wait till they cool down to serve.
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