Naina Singhania

Garden Cress Seeds Ladoos

Makes: 20 laddoos


  • 3/4 cup garden cress seeds
  • 1/4 cup semolina
  • 1/4 cup of jaggery (or to taste)
  • 3-4 tbsp dessicated coconut
  • 1 tbsp coarsely chopped almonds
  • 1 tbsp ghee


  1. Soak garden cress seeds (halim) in water for 2 hours.
  2. Heat ghee in a kadhai/pan and add semolina to it. Roast till it turns slightly pink.
  3. Add Garden Cress seeds and jaggery to the pan. Mix well and cook for few minutes till more than 50 percent of the water evaporates. 
  4. Once they look done, add coconut and almonds and mix. 
  5. Transfer the mixture onto a plate and let it cool. 
  6. Divide the mix into 20 portions and make laddoos.
  7. Serve them fresh or store in airtight container