Besan ka Ladoo

besan ladooHow to prepare Besan Ka Ladoo?

This is a sweet item made from the following ingredients and procedure.




  • 2 cups besan or gram flour
  • ½ to ⅔ cup ghee (add more ghee if required)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar or boora
  • 4 cardamoms, powdered in a mortar-pestle
  • 1 or 2 tbsp golden raisins


  • Dry roast the besan in a kadai or pan on slow flame for about 10-12 mins
  • Keep on stirring continuously so that the besan is not burned and so that there is even browning
  • Melt the ghee and keep aside
  • Add the melted ghee and continue roasting the besan for some more 5-6 minutes stirring continuously
  • The besan would start to give a nice nutty fragrance and will start releasing ghee
  • Once you get a strong nutty fragrance then switch off the fire
  • Remove the pan from the stove and keep down
  • Add powdered sugar or boora. For best taste use the boora
  • Add the powdered cardamom and raisins
  • You can also add chopped dry fruits at this stage
  • Stir well so that no lumps are formed
  • Once you have mixed the besan ladoo mixture well then let it cool down to room temperature
  • Make small or medium sized besan ladoos and store them in air tight container