Navratan Laddu



Navratan literally means Nine Gems and this dish is named after the nine different fruits, nuts and vegetables used to prepare it. Traditionally Navratan laddu comes from a Mughlai origin giving it a very rich and slightly sweet taste.



Besan flour - 1 cup

Ghee - 1 cup

Grated coconut (raw) - 1 cup

Milk - 1 cup

Sugar - 2 cups

Cashew nuts - 1/2 cup

Raisins - 1/4 cup

Badam and pista pieces - 1/4 cup

Elachi powder - small pinch



Take a apn and heat it for 2 sec. Add 4 spoons of ghee in it and heat it for 2 sec. Add cashew nuts, raisins, badam and pista pieces in it. Fry for 2 to 3 sec untill nuts comes to golden brown colour. After nuts comes to golden colour, remove fried nuts from the pan. Take fried nuts into a cup and keep aside. Now add remainging ghee in the pan and heat it for 2 sec. Now add besan flour in it and fry for 2 to 3 min by mixing it well. Add grated coconut, milk also now and mix well. Add sugar in it and mix well for 5 min continously. After 5 min, cook it untill the mixture comes to very closer. Now add elachi powder and fried nuts into it. Make the stove off and mix well. Take this mixture into a plate and keep aside. Cool it for 5 to 8 min and make this into small balls. You can wet your hands while doing laddus if needed. Make all the mixture into laddus and eat/ serve. Now you are ready with navarathan laddus infront of you. Eat and enjoy the very tasty, delicious and yummy sweet item Navaratan Laddu .