Besan ladoo | besan ladoo recipe | besan ke laddu
Besan Ladoo is one of the most popular Indian sweets. Made with gram flour, sugar and ghee, this dessert requires only a handful of ingredients but tastes amazing!
Sweets & Desserts
Besan ladoo, chickflour ladoo, laduu, senagapindi ladoo
ghee / clarified butter
Besan / gram flour
cardamom / elachi
cashew / kaju, chopped
Sieve the 1 cup besan and keep aside.
Add 1 tbsp ghee to a frying pan. roast on low flame until the nuts turn crunchy.Keep them aside.
In a large kadai heat 1/4 cup ghee and add 1 cup besan.
Roast on low flame until the besan is well combined with ghee.
continue to roast on low flame, if the mixture turns dry, add a tbsp of more ghee.
After 10 minutes, the besan starts to release ghee.
Continue to roast until the besan turns golden brown and grainy. it may take approximately 20 minutes.
Transfer the mixture to a large bowl, allowing to cool slightly.
Take 1/2 cup sugar, few saffron strands and 2 pods cardamom in a blender.
Blend to a fine powder without adding any water.
once the besan is cooled (slightly warm) add in powdered sugar.
Add the roasted nuts to roasted besan ghee mixture.
mix well making sure everything is well combined. do not add sugar if the mixture is hot, as it will melt the sugar and makes mixture watery.
prepare a ball sized ladoo adjusting sugar as required.
Enjoy besan ladoo for 2 weeks in an airtight container.