Atta Ka Ladoo

Atta Ka Ladoo

Atta Ka Ladoo

Atta Ka Ladoo, is a rich, sweet dessert or snack. There are so many variations of Ladoos. They are made using different flours, milk and nuts.  Atta Ka Ladoo is commonly made in every house hold with some variations. It is a simple recipe with few ingredients, but the texture and taste is amazing!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 29 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 18 ladoos


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (roti ka atta)
  • 1/2 cup ghee, clarified butter
  • 1 cup sugar fine
  • 1/3 cup roughly crushed almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder


  • Dry roast atta, on low medium heat until lightly colored this should take about 6-7 minutes. Add almonds and roast for about 3 more minutes. Important to keep stirring continuously, to roast evenly.
  • Add ghee and keep roasting, keep stirring continuously, atta will be light brown and will have sweet aroma of roasting. This should take about 4-5 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and transfer the mix to another bowl. Wait until mix is lightly warm add sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well until sugar is incorporated nicely.
  • To make the ladoos, take about 2 tablespoons of atta mix into your palm. Gently press the mixture between your palms to form a smooth, round ball. The ladoos should be little smaller then golf ball, but you can adjust the as you prefer.
  • Leave the ladoos on a plate to cool to room temperature before putting into a covered container. The ladoos can be stored in an airtight container for 2 to 3 weeks.
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25 thoughts on “Atta Ka Ladoo

      1. Can I use regular sugar ? If yes will the measurements remain same . Also can you suggest recipes that would stay good for a week while traveling ? Like masala puris and this.

  1. Hello Manila ji
    Just wanted to know can we make these ladoos with canola oil as well. ?
    Bcoz my husband don’t like to eat much of butter and ghee. And one more thing can I add small amount of besan as well?
    Please reply

  2. Hi Mam, thank u for such a lovely recipe. Ladoos turned out very nice. Everyone at my family enjoyed it. Specially my 2.5 yrs old angel loved to eat as soon as it was prepared.

  3. Excellent job by you sir, i have no one to teach sweets from my elders. From you i will be happy to serve my husband and children with great dishes, please continue this great service to people us. thanks a lot once again. also can you make some dishes which are healthy and easy for children school lunch boxes as i have too young 3 young children.

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