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Traditional Indian Sweet Besan Ke Laddu Recipe

Besan Ke Laddu Recipe

Besan Ke Laddu Recipe: Enjoy the special occasion with this simple recipe, Besan ke laddu. Many have the tradition to prepare on occasions like Diwali, Holi, or any other major celebration like a wedding. This is easy to prepare and can be prepared with limited ingredients, all massively available in the kitchen.

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This is one of the light recipes that you can prepare anytime to satisfy your sugar craving. Having a long shelf life, you can preserve it for many days.

  • Servings: 12 – 15 Pieces
  • Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 1 hour 15 Minutes
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Courses: Sweet Dish
  • Calories: 307 per piece

Besan Ke Laddu Recipe Ingredients:

  • Besan – 2 Cup
  • Ghee – ½ Cup
  • Powdered Sugar – 1.5 Cup
  • Cardamom Powder – ¼ Powder
  • Pistachio – 2 Tablespoon
  • Almonds – 2 Tablespoon
  • Cashew Nuts – 2 Tablespoon

Besan Ke Laddu Recipe Preparation:

  • Take a pan; add 6-7 spoon ghee in it. Allow it to melt. Add besan in it. Do not put all besan together. Drop it gradually.
  • Roast it till it gets golden brown. Do it with persistence. Continuously stir it else it will burn. It will take 30 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes, add 4 tablespoon ghee. Roast it for another 10 minutes till the ghee separates from besan.
  • Stir continuously, now add one tablespoon water so that the ladoo gets grainy texture.
  • Now add almonds and cashew nuts in it. Mix well. Turn-off the flame.
  • Take the mixture on a plate and allow it to cool.
  • Add cardamom powder and 1.5 cups powdered sugar, once it cools down.
  • With the palm, mix all the ingredients well.
  • At this stage, add 2 tablespoon ghee and mix well.
  • Now take the small portion, with the hands make the small tight balls.
  • Give it a neat roundel shape by pressing hard, repeat the process.
  • The ladoo is ready to serve. Garnish it with the pistachio.

Note: Roast till properly till there is a nice fragrance and it gets golden brown, you will not get the nice texture and taste if the besan is cooked properly.

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Written by Saakshi Gupta

As per qualification, I have done MBA (Finance) from GGSIPU. Based out from Delhi and Market Research Professional since 2013, but have a passion for food and cooking. I love to try making different new recipes. My other hobbies are reading novels especially suspense and murder mystery, and also listening to music.


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