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Ram Ladoo is a popular street food made with fluffy lentil fritters that are topped with green and sweet chutney. Ram Ladoo are soft and airy on the inside.


4 Servings

Total time

35 minutes


  • 1 cup Moong dal
  • ¼ cup chana dal
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ginger piece,
  • 1 tbsp cilantro (finely chopped)
  • Red Chili powder (adjust as per taste preference)
  • ⅛ tsp Asafoetida (hing)
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • to taste Salt
  • for Frying Oil
  • as needed Green Chutney
  • as needed tamarind chutney
  • 4 small Radish (grated)
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala


  1. Soak moong dal and chana dal for 3~4 hours. Drain the water and grind dal into a fine paste --add very very little water.
  2. Take the paste into a mixing bowl, add ground cumin powder, ginger, cilantro, red chili powder, asafoetida and salt. Whisk well to mix all the ingredients and also to aerate the mixture a little bit. This step will help in making fluffy ladoo.
  3. Heat oil for deep frying on medium flame.
  4. Just before frying the ladoo, add baking soda and mix well to combine.
  5. Put about 1 tablespoon of batter in the hot oil and fry until golden on all sides. Remove onto paper towel lined plate and repeat with the remaining batter.
  6. Once all the ladoo are fried, divide them between 4 serving bowls. Top with green chutney, tamarind chutney, grated radish and chaat masala. Serve right away and ENJOY!!
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