Puffed Rice/Kurmura Ladoo

This is one of the simplest and easiest of Ladoos. Only requirement is of Chikki Jaggery which is seasonal. Most Indians stock up on it during Makar Sankranthi or Pongal. Children and adults both love this crunchy Ladoo which is specially prepared during the Kite flying season in India.

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms Chikki Jaggery
  • 200 gms Puffed rice /Kurmura
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 300 ml water
  • Ghee /clarified butter


Heat the jaggery in 300 ml water. Boil till bubbles appear. Drop some syrup into a plate which contains water. The syrup should form into a pellet when brought together. Remove from flame and add the kurmura and cardamom powder. Mix well. Apply ghee on your palms and make ladoos.

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