A good sweet made with Bengal gram(Kadalaparippu)
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 25 people



  • Semi roast Bengal gram in a pan.
  • :- Make sure it doesn`t get burnt.
  • Grind it to a fine powder.
  • Mix it with the powdered sugar and keep it aside in a bowl.
  • Melt the ghee in another pan.
  • Add the above ghee into the mixture in the bowl and mix well so as to form a dough.
  • Make small balls off the above dough.
  • :- Store them in a tight container.
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Response (6)
  1. S
    Sumi April 3, 2006

    maaladu is made with dalia split peas ( pottu kadala).bengal gram doesn`t give that taste.

  2. R
    Ramya July 14, 2006

    Traditional Maaladu is made with Pottu kadala….That makes it light and fluffy….it really melts in your mouth…With kadala parippu…I think it will not be good 🙁

  3. p
    preethi February 25, 2008

    nice recipe. but too sweet

  4. J
    Jofy May 15, 2006

    It is really easy to make it.

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