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besan laddu recipe



Besan Laddu is a traditional Indian sweet that is enjoyed during festive occasions. It's a sweet ball made from gram flour, sugar, clarified butter, and garnished with nuts. The sweet also holds religious significance and are often used as offerings in Indian temples. Known for their rich, buttery flavor and a melt-in-your-mouth texture, this dessert can be an excellent choice for anyone with a sweet tooth.

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besan (gram flour)

2 cups


1 cup

ghee (clarified butter)

1 cup

chopped almonds

1/4 cup

chopped cashews

1/4 cup

cardamom powder

1/2 teaspoon



Step 1:

In a pan, roast the besan on low heat until it turns golden brown.

Step 2:

Add the ghee to the pan and continue to roast the besan until it releases a nutty aroma.

Step 3:

Remove from heat and let it cool.

Step 4:

In a separate bowl, mix the sugar and cardamom powder.

Step 5:

Once the besan mixture has cooled down, add the sugar-cardamom mix to it.

Step 6:

Add the chopped almonds and cashews.

Step 7:

Mix everything well and shape into round balls.

Step 8:

Let the laddus cool completely before storing them.

Step 9:

Serve the laddus as a dessert or a snack.

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