Aliv (Garden Cress Seeds) Ladoo are extremely rich in proteins, calcium & iron. These ladoos are prepared as healthly snack during winter season in Maharashtrian households. These are made with basic ingredients like coconut & jaggery.
1/2 cup aliv
1-2 cups Coconut water /plain water to soak
2 cups freshly grated coconut
1 cup jaggery
2 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
Soak Aliv in coconut water or plain water for 4-5 hours.
Heat ghee in a pan. Add soaked aliv seeds, coconut, jaggery & mix well.
Cook the mixture till it starts leaving the sides of the pan. Now add cardamom powder.
Turn off the flame & allow it to cool. When it is luke warm, prepare ladoos of the mixture.
Aliv ladoos will be soft in texture even after cooling. Delicious Aliv ladoos are ready.