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peanut ladoo/shenga undi

Peanut ladoo/Shenga undi

Peanut ladoo is a tasty, healthy and easy to make snack. It is usually prepared during Krishna Janmasthami.

Course festive treats, healthy snacks, kids favourite, sweets
Cuisine karnataka, south india
Keyword easy snacks, healthy snacks, peanut ladoo, shenga undi, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 ladoos
Author Jayashree


  • 1 cup peanut
  • 1 cup jaggery grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder


  1. Roast the peanuts on a medium flame. Keep stirring them, it should be well done, they should be crisp in the mouth. 

  2. Let cool.

  3. Peel the skin of the peanut. Put them in a wide plate and rub with the palm. 

  4. Grind the peanuts in the mixer by giving a swirl one or two times only.

  5. Add the jaggery and cardamom powder to it. Again grind it, it should form a mass. 

  6. Remove in a bowl, shape them into ladoos and store them in an airtight container. 

Recipe Notes

  • Use good quality jaggery as you are using it directly without heating.
  • Roast the peanuts properly on a low or medium flame. 
  • One teaspoon of ghee may be added for flavour, I have not added.
  • Removing of skin is optional.