Gond/Gaund is edible gum extracted from tree’s bark. It is generally given to women after child birth and elderly people as it helps in strengthening bones. But it is not just for them, everyone can relish. It produces heat in the body and is usually made in winter.
Gond/Gaund – 500 gm
Wheat Flour – 200 gm
Coconut – 100 gm
Almonds – 100 gm
Jaggery – 600 gm
Ghee (Clarified Butter) – 200 gm
Cardamom Powder – 2 tsp
Dry gond under the sun and ensure that it is completely moist free before proceeding with the next steps.
On medium flame place a wide mouthed pan and heat ghee in it. Deep fry gond until it fluffs up as shown in the image and allow it to cool.
In the remaining ghee, roast wheat flour and almonds until you could smell its nice aroma. Now grate coconut and finely chop jaggery.
Grind all the ingredients together in a mixer grinder – deep fried gond, roasted almonds and wheat flour, grated coconut, finely chopped jaggery and cardamom powder.
Now make ladoos with the mixture and optionally press dry fruits or raisins onto them. These can be eaten for breakfast.