1 cup urad dal – skinned
1 cup jaggery – grated
1/2 cup ghee
Urad dal laddu are one of the penultimate holiday snacks that are popular to eat in India. Laddu are popular festival treats typically made of flour, minced dough, and sugar rolled into a spherical shape. This recipe calls for urad dal, split black beans, that have a high protein content. The protein content from the urad dal helps the laddu gain satiating properties, so you won’t gorge on these tasty snacks, making them a guilt-free pleasure.
Black gram or urad dal, is the primary ingredient in this delicious laddu. Black gram is a type of bean that originated in India; it has a copious amount of health benefits that can’t be denied. A good serving of urad dal can serve as an energy booster, improve pulmonary heart health, act as a pain reliever, treat inflammation, and generally improve your body’s resistance to disease causing pathogens. It also helps to maintain skin health, prevent diabetes, strengthen bones, and improve digestion.
How to make Urad Dal Laddu
Laddu was originally used as medicine.