Minapa Sunni Undalu | Sunnundalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddu

Minapa Sunni Undalu (also called Sunnundalu) is an Udad Dal Laddu that is very popular in Andhra Pradesh. Easy to make and absolutely delicious, this laddu is made for most festive occasions like Deepavali.

Minapa Sunni Undalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddus
Minapa Sunni Undalu

All you need to make Minapa Sunnundalu is udad dal, ghee, and jaggery (or sugar). You can make use Udad Dal with or without skin to make
Minapa Sunni Undalu. I would recommend that you make this delicious udad dal laddu with split udad dal with skin because it is significantly more nutritious Sunnundalu made with husked dal.

Also try my recipes for Pesara Sunni UndaluMaladu, Besan Laddu, Kesa Mithoi | Rice Flour Laddu, and Rava Laddu Without Coconut or Milk.

Recipe for Minapa Sunni Undalu | Sunnundalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddu

Minapa Sunni Undalu | Sunnundalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddu
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Making Laddus
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

This is the recipe for an Andhra Udad Dal Laddu called Minapa Sunni Undalu. Also known as Sunnundalu, these laddus are delicious, nutritious, and easy to make.

Course: Dessert, Sweets
Cuisine: Andhra, Indian, South Indian
Keyword: Andhra Udad Dal Laddu, Diwali Recipe, Minapa Sunni Undalu, Rice Flour Laddu, Sunnundalu
Servings: 20 Small Laddus
Author: Aruna
Ingredients
  • 1.5 Cups Udad Dal (400 gms)
  • 1.5 Cup Grated Jaggery (200 gms)
  • 1/4 Cup Melted Ghee (60 gms)
Instructions
  1. On low to medium heat, dry roast the udad dal till it is light golden brown.

  2. Spread in a plate to cool a bit.

  3. Grind the udad dal and jaggery to a fine powder. 

  4. Add the melted ghee and mix well. The texture will be like damp sand.

  5. Divide into 20 equal portions.

  6. Shape each portion into a laddu. You have to press hard so that the laddu holds shape.

  7. Let the Minapa Sunni Undalu rest for an hout so that the ghee in them hardens and so do the laddus.

  8. Store in an air-tight container.

Sunnundalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddu
Sunnundalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddu

Method to Make Minapa Sunni Undalu | Sunnundalu | Andhra Udad Dal Laddu

  1. In a heavy bottomed kadhai, over low to medium heat, dry roast the udad dal till it turns golden brown.
  2. Spread the udad dal in a large steel plate for ~10 minutes to cool. Do not leave the udad dal in the kadhai as it will continue to roast.
  3. Grind the udad dal with the sugar or jaggery to a fine powder.
  4. Melt the ghee.
  5. Slowly add the melted ghee to the udad dal powder.
  6. Mix well to form a crumbly texture.
  7. Shape into 18-20 equal sized Sunnundalu.
  8. Store the Minapa Sunni Undalu | Sunnundalu in an airtight container.
Minapa Sunnundalu
Minapa Sunnundalu