Almond Butter Laddus

Almond Butter Laddu

Earlier last week, I stumbled upon Rachna's blog and found a an interesting recipe for preparing laddus using peanut butter.  It's such an easy recipe, with no cooking at all.  Surprisingly I had all the ingredients at home and moreover it was my friend's daughter's birthday, so I went ahead and made it immediately.

First I tried it with peanut butter.  One thing I forgot to notice was, the peanut butter had sodium in it, so the laddus were both sweet and salty.  But we did like the taste.

Later I remembered about the almond butter which was lying in my pantry after using it for the almond butter bread.  Immediately I checked the nutrition label and I saw 0gm Sodium.  So I made the ladoos again with almond butter and it was absolutely delicious.

For my laddoos I used 1/2 a cup of almond butter, 1/4 a cup of regular icing sugar, 1/4 cup of khoya and a pinch of cardamom powder.  Simply combine all the ingredients and shape it into balls.  I got 13 small ladoos for this measurement.

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38 COMMENTS

  1. Dee

    Hmm… Dear madhu.. I have a similar recipe minus the khoya with a lot of other stuff… will post soon 😉

  2. Madhuram

    Sivajini: Khoya is called gova in tamil. It’s like palgova but without sugar. Your mother will know it for sure. It’s milk reduced to form a solid. It’s available in Indian grocery stores in the freezer.

    Kalva, it was new to me too, when I first saw the recipe. I was a bit skeptical about doing it but in the end totally loved the laddus.

    Spillay, I’m very fine. Actually I did keep checking your blog and thought you were on a vacation.

    Lakshmi, thank you very much.

  3. Nupur

    What a delicious and nutritious treat! Thank you for a wonderful entry.

  4. Lakshmi

    Apple Poli and now Almond butter Laddoos. You’re very innovative in sweets Madhuram. These are like Marzipan Undes – 🙂

  5. Bharti

    That looks super tasty!

  6. bee

    i would love to make this. what can i use instead of khoya? lemme think.

  7. SPillay

    Hi Madhuram. Sorry about not being around for a while. But didn’t mean that I had forgotten about you 🙂 . How have you been? 🙂

  8. Priya

    These Quick laddus looks awesome!

  9. Vidya

    Yum..looks delicious

  10. Rachna

    Hey Madhu,

    Im so glad you liked the ladoos, you had a question on cooking them or not, well the first time I cooked the mixture, but the second time I didnt, so do what suits your tastebuds… and making them with almond butter is sucha cool idea…. nice 🙂

  11. vanamala

    Delicious 🙄

  12. Vaishali

    How lovely, Madhuram. These look divinely delicious.

  13. DivyA Vikram

    Easy tasty snacck..

  14. notyet100

    looks delicious,..thnks for sharin,.. 😉

  15. Roma

    Laddus look delicious and really so simple to make. I love these ‘no-cook’ laddus specially on certain poojas when you need to make at least 3-4 different types of sweets. This one is definitely a recipe to keep in mind.

  16. Mona

    Looks delicious!!

  17. Cham

    Can i grab one ? 😛 Looks delicous 🙂

  18. sireesha

    Awesome and mouthwatering laddus mahuram…..Love the color…

  19. kalva

    Wow.. looks delicious.. new one to me dear

  20. Mansi

    these look delicious Madhu! I could easily eat all 6 of them 😆

  21. sivajini

    Madhu accka the recipe looks superb.

    I have a question though…What is Khoya? Is there another name for it?I have never heard of it till now. Did you get at the local grocers or an Indian store?

    I’m just trying to figure out if I’d be able to get it here in Toronto.

    Thanks.

  22. JZ @ Tasty treats

    awesome laddus, madhu! perfectly shaped and reeeeeeally tempting! 🙂

  23. Laavanya

    Laddus look ravishing Madhuram…

  24. Jayasree

    Delicious laddus. Loved the color.

  25. Laksh

    Yummo!!! Looks really nice!