How to make Puffed Rice and Amaranth Laddoos -

These laddoos can be enjoyed anytime of the day

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Puffed rice (kurmura/murmura) (ममरा/कुरमुरा), Puffed amaranth seeds (rajgira)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

You can also find more Mithais recipes like Malpua Gajar Halwa Burfi Parwal ki Mithai Atte ki Pinni

Puffed Rice and Amaranth Laddoos

Puffed Rice and Amaranth Laddoos Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Puffed Rice and Amaranth Laddoos Recipe

  • Puffed rice (kurmura/murmura) 1 1/2 cups

  • Puffed amaranth seeds (rajgira) 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 1 tablespo for greasing

  • Jaggery chopped 1 1/2 cups


Step 1

Dry roast puffed rice in a non-stick pan for 2-3 minutes and transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Dry roast amaranth seeds in the same pan for 2-3 minutes and transfer into another bowl.

Step 3

Heat ghee in the same pan, add jaggery and ½ cup water, mix and cook till the mixture reaches soft ball consistency.

Step 4

Add roasted puffed rice and amaranth and mix well. Transfer the mixture into a greased bowl and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Grease your palms with some ghee, divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into laddoos. Serve or store in an airtight container.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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