Besan Ladoo is one of the most easiest and popular indian sweet recipe made during festivals.Besan /Gram flour and ghee ,with cardamom flavour …., it’s such a treat ,a thought can make me drool for this Ladoo.As , I always believe Indian Sweets are Healthy and Good,besan ladoo undoubtedly , falls into the category of calling itself has healthy , because of the high protein gram flour and healthy fat from desi ghee

Besan Ladoo

With onset of festivals ,I made this delicious melt in mouth ,easy Ladoos.Whenever I eat Besan Ladoo , I remember my college friend Sumangala ,who always used to get Besan Ladoo in a big box while coming to hostel.Whenever her roommates were not around , she used to call me separately and share this sweet to me 🙂 🙂 🙂 ,it tasted awesome. Since then, my  love for Besan Ladoo never vanished. Sumangala , if you are reading this Post , then a Big Thanks for you Dear 🙂

This is a easy festival sweet recipe , other festival sweet recipes on my blog are: Mohanthal , Special Mysore Pak ,Coconut barfi , Kaju Katli ,Pista-Almond rolls , Rasgulla , Basundi  ,Rasmalai ,Gajar Halwa , Dates Halwa and Pumpkin Halwa.

Recipe Card for Besan Ladoo
Besan Ladoo Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
28 mins
Total Time
33 mins
 

Popular Indian Sweet made from  gram flour, sugar ,desi ghee and flavoured with cardamom powder.

Course: Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Diwali, Festivals
Servings: 18 ladoo
Calories: 128 kcal
Author: Muktha H S
Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Besan / Gram FLour
  • 2/3 Cup Desi Ghee
  • 3/4 Cup sugar ,powdered to get 1 Cup
  • 4-5 Green Cardamom , Powdered
Instructions
  1. Take Sugar in a mixer jar, add cardamom and blend it to get a fine powder and set aside.

  2. In a deep Kadai / Pan , dry roast the Besan /gram flour continuously on a slow flame, till colour starts changing and you get a nice aroma.

  3. It may take up to 12-15 minutes; make sure gram flour is evenly browned. Take precautions, not to burn the flour.

  4. Add 2/3 cup of ghee slowly and keep stirring the besan/ gram flour mixture , mix well. 

  5. Continue to roast the besan / gram flour,till you get a sweet fragrance and starts to release ghee from edges, this may take 8-10 minutes.

  6. At this point, turn off the heat and keep it aside.

  7. Add powdered sugar to the roasted besan ,stir well and mix.

  8. Allow the besan ladoo mixture to come to room temperature.

  9. Scoop out 1 Tbsp of ladoo mixture into your palm and make round ladoo’s with the help for your other hand. 

  10. Store it in airtight container.

Recipe Notes

Dry roasting gram flour till you get sweet fragrance, is the only key to get that perfect Ladoo orelse it smell raw and not taste good.

Also over roasting may burn it ,which in turn spoil the laddo taste. 

Step By Step Directions:

Take Sugar in a mixer jar, add cardamom and blend it to get a fine powder and set aside.

In a deep Kadai / Pan , dry roast the Besan /gram flour continuously on a slow flame, till  colour starts changing and you get a nice aroma.It may take up to 12-15 minutes; make sure gram flour is evenly browned. Take precautions, not to burn the flour

Add 2/3 cup of ghee slowly and keep stirring the besan/ gram flour mixture , mix well.

Continue to roast the besan / gram flour,till you get a sweet fragrance and starts to release ghee from edges, this may take 10-15 minutes.At this point, turn off the heat and keep it aside.

Add powdered sugar to the roasted besan ,stir well and  mix.

Allow the besan ladoo mixture to come to room temperature.

Scoop out 1 Tbsp of ladoo mixture into your palm .

Make round ladoo’s with the help for your other hand.

Store it in airtight container.

 

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