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Dry Fruit Ke Laddu

This famous Maharashtrian sweet is made with 'dink'(gum raisin/gaund)

Recipe by kirti of , GB

It is for it's medicinal properties that the gum resin is used in this ladu /sweetmeat.It is, traditionally, fed to lactating mothers.It is also given to children in cold weather as dried fruits are supposed to be 'heating'.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 1 cup gum raisin
  • 2 cups Copra grated fine
  • 1/2 cup finely ground Almonds
  • 1/2 cup ground cashewnuts
  • 1/4 cup pista sliced fine
  • 2 cups Ghee
  • 2 cups date powder(kharik powder)
  • 2 cup Caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup walnut powder
  • 1/2 cup raisins


  1. Heat a cup of  ghee in a pan & deep fry gum raisin, keep aside to cool.
  2. Grind the gum from grinder.
  3. Mix together grated copra,almounds,cashewnuts,dates powder,walnut powder,raisins & slices of pista.
  4. Then add gum raisin & mix it well
  5. Now add sugar & also mix it properly with a mixture(taste the sugar amount, if need add sugar)
  6. Now heat remaining ghee with the ghee which used for frying the gum-raisin & pour it on the dryfruit mixture.
  7. Allow it cool & then mix it & bind the laddu of it.
  8. My mummy makes it in every winter for us as these are good for winter season.


shaheen ibrahim

shaheen ibrahim

Hey kirti i realy love this ladoos belive me i tryed and owsome thanks also my kids like it