besan ladoo recipe

Besan ladoo recipe – How to make besan ladoo – Besan laddu

Besan ladoo recipe – How to make besan ladoo – Besan laddu

Besan ladoo is one of the popular ladoos prepared during the festive occasions. Besan ladoos are really easy to make and are a healthy sweet made all over the India. Besan ladoos are a favorite and most relished sweet dish in Indian cuisine. There are various names to this sweet dish but is famous all over India.

These homemade besan ladoo look so irresistible that you would just want to pop it into your mouth. But there is one point that needs to be considered well. It is very important to roast the chickpea flour really well until it gets golden brown and fragrant. Besan ladoo are very easy to make and can be stored for longer duration in any air tight container. So, try out this easy to follow recipe of besan ladoo with step-by-step pictures and enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Chop the dry fruits. We have 25 to 30 cashews and almonds, each. Chop them finely.

besan ladoo recipeMaking:

For making the ladoos, start with roasting the chickpea flour first. For this, heat 1 cup of ghee in a pan (keeping 50 grams save for later). Let the ghee melt and then add chickpea flour to it.

besan ladoo recipe

Stir and roast the gram flour until it gets golden brown and fragrant. Add more ghee if required. Keep the flame medium and medium-low. The flame while roasting the gram flour should not be too high.

besan ladoo recipe

When the flour turns golden brown and fragrant, sprinkle 1 tbsp water to it to make it grainy. Now stir the batter constantly until the form settles down. Then turn off the flame as the gram flour is now roasted well. Keep stirring the gram flour constantly as the wok is still warm else it will burn from beneath.

besan ladoo recipe

Now transfer the gram flour to another plate so that it cools down completely. Then use it to bind ladoos. Mix the chopped dry fruits to the chickpea flour. Also add ½ tsp cardamom powder to the gram flour.

besan ladoo recipe

Now mix 1.5 cup boora to the mixture. You can adjust the quantity of sugar as desired. Avoid adding boora when the gram flour is hot else it will melt. Mix everything with your hands and the mixture for binding ladoos is now ready. The mixture is perfect for binding the ladoos.

besan ladoo recipe

For making ladoos, take little amount mixture in your hands and shape it into round. Now keep rolling it in your hand till you get smooth and lustrous surface. You can make the ladoos small or big as desired.

besan ladoo recipe

Place the prepared ladoo on a plate and similarly bind the ladoos from the rest of the mixture as well. Garnish the ladoos with 3 to 4 thinly sliced pistachios. With this much mixture 12 ladoos can be prepared.

besan ladoo recipeServing:

9. Lips smacking and super yummy besan ladoos are ready. Serve them after your meals or include them as dessert for any special occasion. Everyone will surely relish eating these ladoos for sure.

Suggestions:

  • If the mixture appears dry then add some more ghee to it and then bind the ladoos.
  • Keep the flame low-medium while roasting the chickpea flour. Keep in mind that the gram flour should not stick to the bottom of the pan. Let the gram flour get golden brown and then it is ready to use.
  • When the chickpea flour cools down, add dry fruits and boora to it and you’ll get perfect ladoos. Keep ladoos as it is for 6 to 7 hours so that they get moist. Store them in any airtight container and relish eating for up to 2 to 3 months.

Besan ladoo recipe - How to make besan ladoobesan ladoo recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Chickpea flour – 2 cups (200 grams)
  • Tagar – 1.5 cup (225 grams)
  • Ghee – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Almond – 25 (40 grams)
  • Cashew nuts – 25 (40 grams)
  • Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
  • Pistachios – for garnish
Instructions
  1. Chop the dry fruits. We have 25 to 30 cashews and almonds, each. Chop them finely. For making the ladoos, start with roasting the chickpea flour first. For this, heat 1 cup of ghee in a pan (keeping 50 grams save for later). Let the ghee melt and then add chickpea flour to it.
  2. Stir and roast the gram flour until it gets golden brown and fragrant. Add more ghee if required. Keep the flame medium and medium-low. The flame while roasting the gram flour should not be too high.
  3. When the flour turns golden brown and fragrant, sprinkle 1 tbsp water to it to make it grainy. Now stir the batter constantly until the form settles down. Then turn off the flame as the gram flour is now roasted well. Keep stirring the gram flour constantly as the wok is still warm else it will burn from beneath. Now transfer the gram flour to another plate so that it cools down completely. Then use it to bind ladoos. Mix the chopped dry fruits to the chickpea flour. Also add ½ tsp cardamom powder to the gram flour.
  4. Now mix 1.5 cup boora to the mixture. You can adjust the quantity of sugar as desired. Avoid adding boora when the gram flour is hot else it will melt. Mix everything with your hands and the mixture for binding ladoos is now ready. The mixture is perfect for binding the ladoos.
  5. For making ladoos, take little amount mixture in your hands and shape it into round. Now keep rolling it in your hand till you get smooth and lustrous surface. You can make the ladoos small or big as desired. Place the prepared ladoo on a plate and similarly bind the ladoos from the rest of the mixture as well. Garnish the ladoos with 3 to 4 thinly sliced pistachios. With this much mixture 12 ladoos can be prepared.
  6. Lips smacking and super yummy besan ladoos are ready. Serve them after your meals or include them as dessert for any special occasion. Everyone will surely relish eating these ladoos for sure.

 

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