Alivache Ladoo | Garden Cress Seed Laddu | Halim Ladoo

Alivache Ladoo | Garden Cress Seed Laddu | Halim Ladoo

Alivache Ladoo ( Garden Cress Seeds Laddu) are good for lactating women & growing children specially in winter. It is also called water cress seed sweet balls. Its a mixture of watercress seed, jaggery, desiccated coconut, semolina, cardamom powder, nuts and oil. Aliv means halim in Hindi.

Alivache Ladoo in Marathi

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1) 1/2 cup Aliv

2) 2 cup Grated fresh Coconut

3) 1 cup jaggery

4) 10 Almonds  chopped or curshed

5) Cashewnuts chopped or curshed

6) 2 tbsp raisins

7) 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder




Soak aliv in coconut water for 2 hours.

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Heat a pan add grated fresh coconut and jaggery saute for a minute and add soaked aliv.

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Cook over medium heat until thick.

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Add almonds, cashewnuts, raisins and cardamom powder and mix well.


Once the mixture turns thick turn off the gas.


Let it cool then make ladoo of it.

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Aliv Laddu not just important for lactating mothers,patients,growing kids and old people.

Labels : Halim , Aliv , Garden Cress Seeds ,Laddu, ladoo

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  1. Hi,
    I’ve a query, do you add Aliv along with coconut water or just soaked aliv.



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