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besan ladoo



Besan Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet made from gram flour, sugar, and ghee. It is often flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts. This sweet treat is traditionally served during festive occasions like Diwali, Holi, and Raksha Bandhan. The ladoos are rich, full of flavor, and melt in your mouth. It’s a good source of protein and wholesome energy.

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besan (gram flour)

1 cup


3/4 cup

ghee (clarified butter)

1/2 cup

cardamom powder

1/4 teaspoon

chopped nuts like cashews, almonds, and pistachios for garnish

A handful



Step 1:

Heat ghee in a pan and add the besan.

Step 2:

Keep stirring the besan on low heat until it turns a golden brown color.

Step 3:

Add the sugar and cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 4:

After the sugar melts, turn off the heat and let the mixture cool down.

Step 5:

Once it is cool enough to handle, shape the mixture into small round ladoos.

Step 6:

Garnish with chopped nuts and serve.

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