malai ladoo recipe | malai laddu | milk ladoo | paneer ladoo

malai ladoo recipe | malai laddu | milk ladoo | paneer ladoo with detailed photo and video recipe. a creamy and rich ladoo recipe made with evaporated milk solids or semi-solid paneer. it is easy and simple to prepare without any complicated ingredients involved to make this. it can be ideally made for festival seasons or for any occasions to be shared with friends and families.
malai ladoo recipemalai ladoo recipe | malai laddu | milk ladoo | paneer ladoo with step by step photo and video recipe. sweets and dessert recipes are very integral to indian cuisine and is specially prepared for auspicious occasions. it is generally made with milk and nut-based sweets & desserts. one such easy and simple recipe is malai ladoo or milk ladoo made from milk solids or indian cottage cheese.

the recipe for malai ladoo is extremely simple with very less ingredients involved to make it. having said that, this recipe can be time consuming and may need lot of patience to achieve the desired results. hence i have posted a shortcut version of this recipe and used instant khoya mixed with paneer. to make instant khoya, i have used milk powder mixed with milk, cream and ghee. the end result should be exactly the same with less complication while shaping it. the taste and texture is almost like a milk peda or kalakand, yet has its own flavour and texture.

malai laddu

furthermore, some important and easy tips and suggestions for a perfect and creamy malai ladoo recipe. firstly, i have used homemade paneer by curdling the fresh cows milk and it yields a moist ladoo recipe. alternatively you can use store bought paneer, but ensure to have fresh and moist paneer. secondly, i have not topped with any extra dry fruits and made it with just paneer and khoya. you can add finely chopped cashews, almonds and pista. lastly, you can store these ladoos for couple of days, if stored in a dry and air tight container.

finally i do request you to visit my other indian sweet recipes collection with this post of malai ladoo recipe. it includes recipes like milk cake, rasgulla, rasmalai, sandesh, kalakand, besan ladoo, coconut ladoo and rava ladoo recipe. in addition do check my other related recipes collection like,

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malai ladoo recipe
malai ladoo recipe | malai laddu | milk ladoo | paneer ladoo
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

easy malai ladoo recipe | malai laddu | milk ladoo | paneer ladoo

Course: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 13 ladoo
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML)
for paneer:
  • 2 litre milk full cream
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
for mava / khova:
other ingredients:
  • ¾ cup condensed milk / milkmaid
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
Instructions
  1. firstly, crumble the paneer. you can also grate store brought paneer.
  2. add the crumbled paneer to prepared khova and mix well.
  3. mix and mash until the mixture turns smooth.
  4. now add ¾ cup condensed milk and mix well.
  5. continue stirring until the mixture thickens completely.
  6. keep stirring until the mixture starts to separate pan and hold shape.
  7. further, add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  8. rest for 5 minutes and start to prepare small ball sized balls.
  9. finally, malai ladoo recipe stays good for a week when refrigerated.

how to make malai laddu with step by step photo:

paneer preparation:

  1. firstly, prepare paneer by boiling 2-litre milk.
    malai ladoo recipe
  2. once the milk comes to a boil, add 2 tbsp lemon juice. you can alternatively add curd or vinegar.
    malai ladoo recipe
  3. stir well on medium flame until the milk curdles.
    malai ladoo recipe
  4. feel free to add more lemon juice or curd/vinegar to coagulate milk and water separate completely.
    malai ladoo recipe
  5. drain the curdled milk over a cloth-lined over a colander. you can use leftover water to make soup or knead dough as they are very nutritious.
    malai ladoo recipe
  6. rinse off the curdled milk with fresh water to remove sourness from lemon juice.
    malai ladoo recipe
  7. squeeze off the water completely. be careful as the curdled milk will be very hot.
    malai ladoo recipe
  8. rest for 10 minutes or until the water is drained off completely.
    malai laddu

instant khova preparation:

  1. meanwhile, prepare mava by heating ½ tsp ghee, ¼ cup milk and ¼ cup cream.
    malai laddu
  2. stir well making sure butter and milk are combined well.
    malai laddu
  3. now add ¾ cup full cream milk powder.
    malai laddu
  4. keeping the flame on low, stir continuously.
    malai laddu
  5. the mixture starts to thicken.
    malai laddu
  6. after 5 minutes, the mixture starts to separate from pan.
    malai laddu
  7. keep mixing until it forms a lump. finally, instant khoya is ready.
    milk ladoo

malai ladoo preparation:

  1. firstly, crumble the paneer. you can also grate store brought paneer.
    milk ladoo
  2. add the crumbled paneer to prepared khova and mix well.
    milk ladoo
  3. mix and mash until the mixture turns smooth.
    milk ladoo
  4. now add ¾ cup condensed milk and mix well. do not add any extra sugar as condensed milk contains sweetness.
    milk ladoo
  5. continue stirring until the mixture thickens completely.
    milk ladoo
  6. keep stirring until the mixture starts to separate pan and hold shape.
    paneer ladoo
  7. further, add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
    paneer ladoo
  8. rest for 5 minutes and start to prepare small ball sized balls.
    paneer ladoo
  9. finally, malai ladoo recipe stays good for a week when refrigerated.
    malai laddu

notes:

  • firstly, use store brought paneer and mava if you are planning to prepare instant malai ladoo.
  • also, adding condensed milk makes ladoo more rich and creamy.
  • additionally, add dry fruits of your choice to have a crunchy bite.
  • finally, malai ladoo recipe can also be flavoured with saffron.
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