How to make Besan Laddoo- Sk Khazana -

Ubiquitous mithai made practically during every Hindu festival

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Coarse gram flour (besan) (मोटा बेसन का आटा), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Besan Laddoo- Sk Khazana

Besan Laddoo- Sk Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Besan Laddoo- Sk Khazana Recipe

  • Coarse gram flour (besan) 4 cups

  • Ghee 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Powdered sugar 1 3/4 cups

  • Cashew nut halves for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick wok, add gram flour and mix well. Roast on medium heat for 30-35 minutes or till fragrant and golden brown. Take the pan off the heat, transfer the mixture into a large steel parat and allow to cool down.

Step 2

Add green cardamom powder and powdered sugar when the mixture is still a little warm and mix till well combined.

Step 3

For making laddoos, take a portion of the mixture and shape it into a ball. Make a slight dent on top and place a cashewnut half in it and press gently.

Step 4

Arrange them in a serving platter and serve or store in an airtight container.

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