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besan ka ladoo



Besan ka Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet made from gram flour, sugar, and ghee. The chickpea flour or 'besan' is roasted with ghee, then mixed with sugar to make these round sweets. Often garnished with chopped nuts and raisins, these ladoos are a staple during festive seasons and special occasions across India. They are a rich source of protein and fiber.

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gram flour (besan)

2 cups


1/2 cup

powdered sugar

1 cup

cardamom powder

1/2 teaspoon

chopped nuts for garnish (optional)

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Heat ghee in a pan and add the gram flour.

Step 2:

Roast the gram flour on low heat until it turns golden brown and a rich aroma emanates. This can take around 15-20 minutes.

Step 3:

Set aside the roasted gram flour to cool.

Step 4:

Once cooled, add the powdered sugar and cardamom powder.

Step 5:

Mix well to combine all the ingredients.

Step 6:

Shape the mixture into small round balls or ladoos.

Step 7:

Garnish with chopped nuts (if using)

Step 8:

Serve the besan ka ladoos at room temperature.

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