Dinkache Ladoo / Edible gum ladoo

Traditionally these are given to lactating mothers as it gives energy to recover and increases milk production. These are perfect to have in winter when your body needs more warmth. This ladoo tastes delicious and it is healthy and strength booster for everyone.

dinkache ladoo recipe maharashtrian

This recipe can yield 23-25 medium sized ladoos


dink ladoo recipe in marathi

  • Dink/ Edible gum – 200 gm

dinkacha ladoo recipe in marathi

  • Kharik / Dry dates – 1/2 kg
  • Dry coconut – 1 kg
  • Sugar – 1/2 kg or 2 cups
  • Mixture of ground green cardamom + nutmeg +sugar- 2 tsp
  • Some cashew nuts and raisins
  • Sajuk tup / Clarified butter – 4-5 tsp

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How to make dinkache ladoo / edible gum ladoo ?

dink ladoo recipe step

  • First of all, remove the pits from dates and grind them to a coarse powder.
grated coconut
  • Grate the coconut.
dry roast coconut
  • Dry roast on low heat until it turns light brown.
fried edible gum
  • Take out coconut and heat up 4-5 tsp full of sajuk tup / clarified butter in a same kadai.
  • Once butter heated, fry 2-3 tsp of edible gum at a time. They will puff up immediately. Take out and fry rest of edible gum.
  • If some clarified butter remains after frying gum, put it into a final mixture while making ladoos.
crushed fried edible gum
  • Allow it to cool down little bit and then crush to a coarse powder.
dinkache ladoo recipe step by step
  • Now mix dry dates powder into crushed edible gum and roasted coconut.
mixture of cardamom, nutmeg and sugar
  • Grind green cardamom, nutmeg and little sugar to a fine powder and add into a mixture (around 2 tsp).
sugar syrup
  • For making syrup, add sugar in a kadai. Pour water (around 1 and ½ cups or just enough to cover sugar) and bring it to boil. Keep stirring in between.
how to make sugar syrup for ladoo
  • Now take some water in a dish and add a drop of syrup in it, if it manages to form a crystal, then syrup is done.
how to make dinkache ladoo
  • Switch off the heat and add prepared mixture in the syrup.
  • Add some cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Mix well and allow it to cool down little bit so that you can handle this mixture with your hand.
how to make dink ladoo
  • When mixture becomes warm enough to handle, start making ladoos.
dinkacha ladoo recipe
  • Store them in air tight container.

Try this recipe at your home and let me know how you liked it. If you have any doubts, feel free to ask in comment section below.


  • Jiten Hatte

    Excellent Thanks

    • PoonamB

      my pleasure :)