Atta ka Ladoo and festival


Burfi was in my mind for prasad this Diwali but not the ladoos.  The previous night, I arranged all things needed right from Diwali special breakfast to sweets. All had to be made and kept ready well ahead to avoid the confusion early in my busy mornings with both girls going to school. Part of my morning chores that is ought to be done in a super fast manner so that I don’t miss out on my morning workout schedule includes, preparing and packing separate snack boxes for Renee and Annie, with two seperate breakfast, morning coffee and my pre workout small snack etc etc. All this has to ready by 6am. 

Now from where this idea of preparing ladoos came to my mind. I remember  Maa bringing atta ladoos with these black pepper that gives a unique taste to it, on her way back home whenever she travelled upper  Assam. I used to hog over it. Those little but precious memories of childhood made me decide in making these ladoos to experience and reliving those childhood memories.



  • 2 cups Atta( whole wheat flour)
  • 1 cup ghee ( clarified butter)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder


  1. Heat the clarified butter ( ghee) in a wok or kadai. Add the whole wheat flour( atta) and roast on a low heat for at least 15-20 minutes  or until the color of the atta changes to dark brown and until you can smell the nice aroma of roasted flour.
  2. Now add the powdered sugar, cardamom and pepper powder. Mix well until well combined.
  3. Turn the heat off and let it cool down a little before you make the ladoos.
  4. Once it cools down take a small quantity of the mixture and make a small ball size ladoos.

Enjoy the festive season with this rich whole wheat ladoos.


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