Peanut laddu recipe | How to make shenga unde | Nelagadale unde recipe

By Latha on August 31st, 2016

Rave unde or rava ladoo recipe

Peanut laddu or shenga unde or nelagadale unde recipe explained with step by step pictures. This laddu or unde is prepared using ground nuts, jaggery, dessicated coconut and sesame seeds. This Peanut laddu or shenga unde or nelagadale unde is a very easy laddu or unde recipe because it is prepared by mixing the powders. Like my easy rave unde or rava laddu in this laddu also no jaggery syrup involved.

I am not a big fan of sweets but some sweets like carrot halwa, mysore pak and rava laddu are my favorites. Have a look on my pineapple payasa and carrot-badam payasa or kheer recipes as the festival season is around.

I have posted many Karnataka style sweet recipes like halu bai, thambittu, roasted gram laddu, rava kesari bath, banana halwa, coconut burfi and badam puri recipes. Also I have posted one easy and quick peda recipe for kids. Do read, try and enjoy!!

Peanut laddu or shenga unde recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Serves: 16 no

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup peanut or ground nut or shenga or kadlekai
  2. 1/4 cup grated dessicated coconut
  3. 3/4 cup jaggery
  4. 1/4 cup sesame seeds or til or ellu
  5. A big pinch of cardamom

Instructions for making peanut laddu or shenga unde:

  1. In a thick bottomed pan fry the peanuts under medium flame.ground nuts for shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  2. When the peanuts starts crackling and are slightly brown, add in sesame seeds and continue frying under medium flame. You can also fry them separately.sesame seeds for shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  3. When the sesame seeds are swollen and are slightly brown, add in dessicated coconut and continue frying under low flame. Fry until coconut is crispy. When it is done switch off the stove.coconut for shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  4. Wait until fried ingredients are cool and then transfer it to a mixer grinder.fried ingredients for shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  5. Now make a coarse powder by using the pulse mode of the mixer grinder. Do not over grind and do not grind continuously.grinding for shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  6. Now add in powdered jaggery and pulse grind it again.jaggery for shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  7. Make 3 - 4 pulses that would be enough. Do not over grind it.ground mixture for shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  8. Transfer it to a plate, add in cardamom powder and mix well. Take small portion of the mixture and make the laddus using your fist.making shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu
  9. Finish making all the laddus and store it in a airtight container. These laddus can stay good for a week.shenga unde or nelagadale unde or peanut laddu

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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