Friday, August 24, 2012

Nei Urundai/Paasiparuppu urundai

When I prepared the murukku, I thought of preparing something sweet to munch along with murukku. I am tired in the eve and hence choose this yummy snack - Nei urundai/paasi paruppu urundai/Ghee balls and prepared this in less than 20 min. With these quantity, I prepared 12 urundais. Next time, planned to do more. Also I was preparing this in a hurry as it was already evening 6.15, so could not take the step wise pictures.


  • Moong dal/Split green gram - 2 cups
  • Cardamom - 4 pieces
  • Powdered sugar - 2 cups
  • Ghee - 1 cup
  • Cashews - 1/2 cup


  • Dry fry the moong dal till nice aroma comes.
  • Transfer it to mixer/food processor, along with cardamom and grind to a find powder.
  • Sieve it one or more time.
  • Meanwhile, in a wok, add 1/2 tsp ghee and fry the cashews and make into small pieces.
  • In a big plate, add the powdered dal, sugar, and cashews and mix it.
  • Heat the ghee and when it is hot, pour to the mix little by little.
  • Start making round shaped balls/urundais.
  • If the ghee is too hot, just dust the balls with the dal flour and make tight balls.
  • Allow to rest for 1 hr.
  • Store in a airtight container.


  • You can use normal sugar and using mixer grinder/food processor, grind to fine powder.
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28 lovely comments:


attractive ladoo :)


I too make the same way...Delicious dear....


wow... its perfect akila...

Sahasra Recipes

Yummy sweet balls.


Delicious and nutritious.

Divya A

Delicious urundais Akila :) Love em... Seems like you are from Tamil Nadu..right ??

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Jeyashris Kitchen

Though my mom makes this very frequently, i never tried on my own. Very nicely done and looks so tempting too

This is quick and so tasty! must try soon

Vimitha Durai

Never tried this version... Looks loaded with ghee

Sangeetha Nambi

Tempting Urundai...

Saraswathi Ganeshan

Yum.. Yum.. very addictive..


Yes dear, I am from Tamil Nadu only...


yummy n lovely laddoo


Hi akila, just like divya's nei urundai urs also looks great

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Mina Joshi

Delicious and yummy looking ladoos.

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Shama Nagarajan

delicious dear...Rush your delights for Fast Food Event - Noodles

Menaga Sathia

super n nutritious laddoo...

Priya Suresh

Want to grab and have some, irresistible.


Sounds delish would love to try one


Love these urundais.. Yumm
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looks delicious & mouthwatering!

Jayanthy Kumaran

wow...just wonderful..:)
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This looks SO good. The perfect snack to much on ;)


Healthy urundai!


Delicious snack,yumm & crisp!!


OH wowwwwwwwwwwwwwww... Yummy nei urundai....Thanks for linking it up....


Nutritious Ladoos...

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