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Besan Ke Laddu

Besan laddu – A very popular and easy to make Indian dessert made with roasted gram flour and castor sugar.

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Desserts/Sweets/Mithai, Festive Recipe
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: besan ladoo, ladoo
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 2.25 cup Gram flour / Besan 2 and 1/4 cups
  • 1.5 tbsp Semolina/Sooji- 1tsp
  • 1 cup Pure Ghee
  • 1.5 cup Castor sugar / Pisi hui chini boora chini
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder
  • 12 Pistachio / Pista chopped
  • 10 Almonds / Badam crushed
  • 15 Raisins / Kishmish optional
  • 1 tsp Melon seeds/kharbooj ke beej


  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan, and when it becomes warm add gram flour and semolina and mix.
  • Stir fry on low flame till it becomes golden in colour and start giving a nice aroma.
  • Keep stirring the mixture continuously.it will take approx 10 minute to get a nice golden colour.
  • Take the thick paste out in a plate and let it cool down slightly (just cool enough for convenient handling).
  • Add castor sugar (grind sugar in the mixer))or boora chini or darni , chopped nuts and cardamon powder.
  • Mix well and take 2 tbls of mixture in your hand, hold tightly and make round ball of the mixture.
  • Place these balls in a plate and garnish wih crushed pistachio and melon seeds.
  • Note-
  • Can adjust the quantity of sugar according to your taste.