Black gram laddu / Ulunthu laddu

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Black gram laddu / ulunthu laddu is a healthy laddu prepared with whole black gram without skin / ulutham paruppu. It is a healthy evening snack for all ages. I have also posted paasi paruppu laddu, oats almond laddu etc.

Black gram laddu


      • 1 cup – Black gram whole without skin / ulutham paruppu / urad dhal whole without skin
      • 3/4 to 1 cup – Jaggery ( powdered, add as needed)
      • 4 tbsp to 5 tbsp – Ghee (hot)

Black gram laddu or ulunthu laddu process

Preparation method:

  1. Heat a pan, dry roast black gram until they are slightly golden brown in color. Allow them to cool and grind them in a mixer grinder to a coarse powder.
  2. Take a mixing bowel, add coarsely ground powder and powdered jaggery, mix well together thoroughly.
  3. Now add hot ghee to this and mix them with a spoon to make sure ghee is well coated all over the flour. While it is still warm, make a lemon sized ball out of this mixture and store it in an airtight container. Simple and yummy black gram laddu is ready.

Black gram laddu


  • You can replace jaggery with powdered sugar.
  • You can also add little cardamom powder for extra flavour.
  • You can store this laddu in an airtight container for couple of week.

Black gram laddu


  1. Easy, healthy and yummy ladoo. I liked the usage of jaggery in making the ladoo rather than using sugar.

  2. One yum ladoo Shanthi wonder how this must taste, love your clicks as always

  3. Love these healthy laddus cute and very delicious....

  4. I am not a big fan of sweets yet laddu makes me melt. I love any time of laddu including this latest gorgeous looking ones. For me, one small roll is perfect after a meal.

  5. Loved ur plate.I too have in archive. very healthy :)

  6. good substitute for sugar. good post ! thanks !

  7. Easy and yummy laddu.. Love the use of jaggery

  8. delicious ladoos and inviting clicks...


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