besan ke ladoo recipe
Besan Laddu (Hindi: बेसन के लड्डू) is a popular Indian/Pakistani sweet dish made of Besan (chickpea flour or gram flour), sugar andghee.
Besan is roasted in ghee till golden brown appearance with nutty fragrance. Then sugar is added to it. Pistachio pieces are also mixed in this mixture optionally. Sweet balls are then made from this mixture. It has a long shelf life.
It is often served at festivals, family events and religious occasions in India/Pakistan.
Ingredients of besan laddoo :
2 cups gram flour (besan)
11/2 cup sugar (grinded)
1 cup ghee
1 tsp each almonds, pistachios, cashew nuts (chopped)
Preparation of besan ke ladoo:
- In a kadhai mix gram flour and ghee over a low heat.
- Keep constantly stirring to avoid lumps.
- When it releases an appetizing smell, it is ready.
- Remove from the heat and allow it to cool.
- Add sugar and nuts to the gram flour and mix thoroughly.
- Now form ping-pong size balls of the mixture.
- Besan Laddoo are ready to be served