How to make Besan ke Laddoo -

Though besan ke laddoos are usually made during Diwali, it can be enjoyed anytime of the year.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Cashewnuts (काजू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Besan ke Laddoo

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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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Besan ke Laddoo Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) 4 cups

  • Cashewnuts 12-15

  • Almonds 12-15

  • Ghee pure 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Powdered sugar 2 cups


Step 1

Place the cashewnuts and almonds in a blender jar and coarsely grind them. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add gram flour, cook, stirring continuously, for 15-20 minutes or till gram flour is fragrant and turns light brown in colour.

Step 3

Add cardamom powder, cashewnuts and almonds. Mix well and remove from heat. Cool for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Add powdered sugar and mix well. You may use your hands to mix this.

Step 5

Shape into walnut sized round laddoos and arrange on a plate. When the laddoos have cooled completely, store them in an airtight container.

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