Laddus are normally sweet in taste, but Ram Laddus are salty and sour and are served with green chutney and grated radish. You can easily find Ram Laddu stall in the markets of Delhi.
Ingredients for Ram Laddu
Dhuli Moong Dal - 200 gms. (1 cup)
Channa Dal - 100 gms. (1/2 cup)
Salt - 3/4 tea spoon. (or according o the taste)
Green chilli - 2-3 (chopped)
Ginger - 1 inch long piece (chopped)
Coriander leaves - 1 table spoon (chopped)
Refined oil - to fry.
Method - How to make Ram Laddu
Wash and clean the channa or moong dal and soak them for 5-6 hours in the water. strain the water from the dal and grind it without adding water to it ( do not grind it too much).
Take out the ground dal in a bowl and add salt to it along with green chilli, ginger and coriander leaves. Mix the ingredients well and add water to it. Whisk the batter thoroughly.
Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Pick up a small portion of the dal mixture and pour it into the pan to fry giving it a round shape. Make 7-8 laddus at one time. Keep on turning them and fry on a medium flame. Take out the fried Ram Ladu in a plate and make more laddus in the same manner.
Grate 4-5 radish and mix 1 table spoon coriander leaves into it.
Serve the hot Ram Laddus with green chutney and grated radish to your family members.