How to make Kele ke Laddoo-Cook Smart -

If you have lots of overripe bananas do not despair, make these laddoos with them

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Ripe bananas (kele), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Kele ke Laddoo-Cook Smart

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kele ke Laddoo-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Ripe bananas (kele) peeled and mashed finely 300 grams

  • Ghee 2 tablespo for greasing

  • Castor sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch

  • Roasted sesame seeds (til toasted 1/2 cup

  • Desiccated coconut 1.2 cup

  • Cocoa powder/drinking chocolate 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan, add mashed bananas and stir. Add 2 tablespoons ghee, mix well and cook till the banana leaves the side of the pan.

Step 2

Add sugar, mix well and cook till it reaches a dough like consistency.

Step 3

Add cardamom powder and mix well and cook. till the mixture dries up. Switch off heat and cool down to room temperature.

Step 4

Grease your palms with ghee, divide the cooked banana mixture into equal portions and shape into small laddoos.

Step 5

Coat some laddoos with sesame seeds, some with desiccated coconut and some with cocoa powder/drinking chocolate. Arrange them on a serving plate and serve.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.