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Poha Peanut Laddu Recipe

Innovative and delicious laddu or sweet balls made with flattened rice, peanuts, sugar and ghee.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack, Sweet
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: ladoo recipes, poha recipes, traditional food for festivals
Servings: 10 laddus


  • 1 cup Poha / Flattened Rice any variety
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • A pinch of Edible Camphor
  • 1/8 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 5 Cashews


  • Dry roast the flattened rice on a low – medium flame till it becomes crispy and golden color.
  • Remove it from flame and let them cool completely.
  • Dry roast the peanuts on a medium flame till they turn a brown color.
  • Let them cool completely.
  • Remove the skin of the peanuts completely and grind into a coarse powder. Keep it aside.
  • Grind the roasted poha into a very fine powder and keep it aside.
  • Grind the sugar into a powder and set aside.
  • Combine the powdered poha, powdered sugar, peanut powder, cardamom powder and crushed edible camphor in a wide bowl. Mix well until combined and set aside.
  • Break the cashews into tiny pieces.
  • Heat ghee and fry the cashews pieces to golden color.
  • Pour the heated ghee over the poha mixture and mix well with a spoon.
  • When the mixture is warm enough to handle, make laddoos out of it.
  • Store in an airtight container.