Dinka Ladoo or Dry Fruits Ladoo is very traditional winter Ladoo recipe.As soon as winter steps in our country, every mom will start shopping for dry fruits and making ‘dink ladoo’.
Dink Ladoo is very healthy recipe as it has lots of ghee, dry fruits and edible gum which is very good for giving strength and generating heat in body during winter season.That’s why it is made in winters and is given after pregnancy to nursing mothers. These Ladoos are made in all parts of North India, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
Instead of eating cashew,almond,walnuts,dry dates, its really good idea to have mixture in one ladoo and having big healthy dose each morning with your breakfast.This is very traditional recipe of ladoos but you may find many variations from region to region.They are called as Gond ke Laduu in Hindi,Dink che Ladoo in Marathi, Gundar Ladoo in Gujarati and Antinaunde in South India.
In pune, you will find Dink Ladoo in all Sweet shop like Chitale. They are in good quality.But we prefer to make these Ladoos in homemade ghee, with proper measurement.We also roast all dry fruits to keet its aroma intact.By making Ladoos at home, we are sure of its quality and definitely it is always cost effective solution.
I am making these Ladoos with my Mom and Aunty’s recipe.The specialty of my Aunty’s recipe is she adds roasted Urad Dal powder, which gives very nice aroma to these Ladoos and benefits of Urad Dal in winter season.Urad Dal is very well known for generating heat in our body , which is very good in winter days.
Gond or dink,edible gum is the main ingredient in this recipe. It is a natural edible gum which is white or little brown in color. It provides heat to the body in cold winter season. Buy this edible gum from good or well-known shops.The packet should be sealed and the pieces should be dry.
I have made Dink Ladoos in large amount for my family , but here giving 1 cup measurement for Dink Ladoo-Dry Fruits Ladoo.