Sunnundalu / Sunni Vundalu / Urad Dal Laddu recipe

Sunnundalu / Sunni Vundalu / Urad Dal Laddu is a famous Andhra delicacy made with pure ghee. It is easy to prepare and healthy food.


  • 2 cups Urad dal / Black gram lentil (without husk)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup melted Ghee or clarified butter

Preperation method

  • Roast the urad dal on medium heat till golden brown (take care not to burnt them). Keep stirring continuously as urad dal burns quickly.
  • Let the urad dal to cool of completely.
  • Mean while melt the ghee and keep it aside.
  • Now take the roasted urad dal and grind it to a smooth powder using a mixer.
  • Now grind the sugar to a fine powder.
  • Then mix the powdered sugar to the urad dal powder in a bowl.
  • Now slowly add ghee and mix with hands until the mix holds together to make them to laddus.
  • Make into round balls of big lime size.
  • Store them in the air tight container, they stay fresh for 15 - 20 days.
Tip: We can also use Jaggery instead of sugar. You can also use combination of jaggery and sugar.