Malai Ladoo is a traditional recipe that is prepared for many Indian festivals and auspicious occasions. It is prepared from the cream that is obtained from evaporating sweetened milk. Malai Ladoo is often prepared as an offering to the gods. The malai Ladoo can be made using not just a malai base but aslo using Mawa and condensed milk. In the case of condensed milk, sugar isn’t necessary for the recipe.
Malai ladoo or Malai modak recipe for ganesh chaturthi. A delicious rich milk dessert for festive occasions and celebrations. I had made malai ladoo, a couple of times before using condensed milk and paneer. This time i made this without condensed milk using only whole milk and organic sugar. Malai ladoo aka paneer ladoo is one of the most famous sweets in North India.
Adding kewra essence to the mixture of milk and paneer makes Indian malai ladoo. Learn how to make these yummy ladoo.
Soft and milky, the Coconut Malai Ladoo is a tasty sweet that is perfect for the festive season. Coconuts have a distinct flavor and they taste wonderful when combined with milk and sugar. I’ve been making these sweet ladoo for the past two diwalis and my friends and family love it. Its very easy and convenient to make with simple ingredients.
There are different types of ways for making Kesar Malai Ladoo. Traditionally, this Ladoo is made with Paneer and Malai mixed together. You can also add Paneer to mawa and make this Ladoo but if you don’t have mawa then you can mix Paneer and condensed milk.
- 2 liters or 8 cups milk
- half cup sugar
- 1.5 to 2 tbsp.lemon juice (adjust as needed)
- generous pinch of cardamom powder
- Nuts for garnishing (optional)
- Kesar or saffron (optional)
- Boil milk until a layer of cream forms on top. Set aside 2 cups of milk along with the cream.
- Add lemon juice and curdle the 6 cups of milk. Drain in a colander lined with thin cloth.
- Rinse under running water to remove the lemon smell.
- Drain off completely.
- Condense the rest of the 2 cups of milk with sugar until it reduces to half.
- Add the drained paneer and stir.
- Cook until the mixture thickens. Add cardamom powder. Mix. Cool completely.
- Grease a mould and fill the mixture inside. Stuff it well to prevent breaking.
- Gently remove the modak from mould. Or the mixture can be simply be rolled to balls or malai ladoo.
Malai Ladoo recipe is one of the simplest sweet recipes you can make at home on festivals and occasions. In festive seasons we all have some doubts over quality of sweets we get in market, So why not you make sweets at home only and Malai Laddo would be a yummy delight to serve on festivals. Minimum Ingredients and Maximum taste this is what we can say about Malai Ladoo.