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Karadantu – Ingredients, benefits, place of origin

Karadantu is a TrekBite from a place called Kalburgi, which retained its name back from the anglicized version, Gulbarga, Karnataka. It is a gum that is fried along with many other dried fruits and nuts. It is a sweet that has a unique taste and texture to India.

Names

PlaceName
North KarnatakaKaradantu
KarnatakaKaradantu
Other parts of the WorldKardantu (without one of the ‘a’s)
Kardantu called in different places across the world

Origin

March 1, 1926

beginning of Kardantu

In 1926, Sri Dundappa Kalaburgi used to sell a unique sweet made of gram flour, jaggery, and groundnut, which was a hit among the locals.

March 1, 1926
July 19, 1932

Customer Suggestion

Based on a customer’s suggestion, he started adding edible gum to the ingredients that laid the foundation of Dundappajja Kalaburgi

July 19, 1932
February 10, 1952

Additional ingredients

As days went by, ingredients like top-quality cashew nuts, rai, almonds, dates, pista, and copra…got fried in pure ghee.

February 10, 1952
February 19, 1992

Spread across the nation

This is one of the first sweets that got a gum texture to it due to which the whole nation started loving it.

February 19, 1992

Regions

Ingredients

Gram Flour
Jaggery
Ground Nuts
Nuts
Edible Gum

Variations

Cashew
Almond
Pista
Cardamom
Dates

Shelf Life

Up to about 6 months in sealed condition

Portion

Like all the other TrekBites, even this one is heavy when it comes to digestion. Unless there is a heavy trek, we suggest you take it in small quantities and enjoy the dish. The gum that comes along with the sweet is hot too.

Sides

Not Applicable

Nutrition

Calories198.6Sodium10.8mg
Total Fat10.2gPotassium0mg
Saturated3.3gTotal Carbs28.5g
Polyunsaturated0gDietary Fiber2.4g
Monounsaturated0gSugars17.9g
Trans Fat0.1gProtein3.3g
Cholesterol8.2mgCalcium8%
Vitamin A2%Iron6%
Vitamin C7%
Nutrition from 1 serving of Karadantu

Benefits

nutritious food for children and adolescents and very good for the health of everyone
this can be packed in any of the available boxes with absolutely no preservatives
it is fried in ghee and has loads of nuts and dried fruits that help increase our protein level

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