Putnala laddu (dalia/roasted chickpeas balls) ? diwali special

4 servings
15 min
19 min
Very Easy
This is a very easy and yummy laddu made with Putnaala Pappu/Dalia/ Roasted Chickpeas.


Number of serving: 4
2 cups Putnaala Pappu (Dalia/Roasted Chickpeas)

1 ½ cups Sugar (or more according to your sweet buds)

½ cup Ghee (Neyyi, Clarified Butter)

Some Cashews, halved

Some Raisins

Some Cardamom Seeds/Powder


  • Mix dalia + sugar together and make into a fine powder using a blender. Keep aside.
  • In a pan, heat ghee and add cashews + Raisins and fry for some time until cashews turn golden brown and raisins puff up.
  • Pour this hot ghee on top of powdered dalia + sugar mixture. Add cardamom powder/seeds to the mixture. Using a spoon mix the dalia powder well until it absorbes the hot ghee.
  • Let it cool down a bit (not too cold) and take small portions of the mixture and shape into balls. Repeat the same process with entire mixture.
  • Place on a plate to dry for some time and store in an airtight container.
  • These can stay fresh up to a week to 10 days.


Putnala Laddu (Dalia/Roasted Chickpeas Balls) ? Diwali Special, photo 1Putnala Laddu (Dalia/Roasted Chickpeas Balls) ? Diwali Special, photo 2


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