Besan Ladoo Recipe | how to make besan ladoo | Besan laddu

Happy Friendship day & Happy Rakshabandhan (in advance)! Today’s recipe is ‘Besan Ladoo’. It is one very easy and quick recipe of besan laddoo. You can prepare this quick dessert within 30-45 mins. This sweet is very popular in every Indian household during the festive season. It is healthy dessert recipe which is loved by every age group.

Besan Ladoo
Besan Ladoo

The key to preparing perfect besan ladoo is gram flour roasting time. If you roast besan for correct duration of time, you will get delicious laddu at the end. For this recipe, you will need – besan, sugar, ghee, raisins, and cardamom powder.

Note: Ladies you are facing back pain problem can add gond/gundh/edible gum in the above recipe in puffed form.

For more ladoo recipes you can check – Gajar ke laddoo (quick carrot truffles)Coconut Laddoo (Nariyal ke laddoo)Til Ladoo Recipe (Sesame seeds candy / Tilgul)Peanut Ladoo (two ingredients recipe)

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Yield: 17

Duration: 45 mins

Ingredients for Besan Ladoo

Besan / Gram flour2 cups
Sugar (Powdered)3/4 cup or as per taste
Ghee1/2 cup
Elaichi/ Cardamom powder1/2 tsp
Raisins 1-2 Tsp
Pistachio (chopped)for garnishing

Method for Besan Ladoo

  • In a deep pan or wok, roast besan for 10-12 minutes. Keep continuously stirring besan to get an even color of besan.

  • After 10-12 mins of roasting, add ghee in the besan, keep stirring besan. After 5-6 mins you will start getting the nutty fragrance and ghee will start releasing from all sides. Nutty aroma is an indication that your besan is perfectly roasted. The second indication is a change of besan color to golden brown in color.

  • Remove the roasted besan-ghee mix in a bowl.

  • Add powdered sugar, cardamom powder and raisins in the mix.

  • Mix well and let the ladoo mix to cool down completely.

  •  When the mix is completely cool, start preparing laddoos from the mix.

  • Garnish ladoo with your choice of dry fruit, I chose pistachio to garnish my laddoos.

  • Serve laddoos immediately or store in airtight container.
Besan Laddu
Besan Laddu

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