Besan Laddoo (Gram Flour Sweet Balls)

Preparation time -15 minutes  
Cooking time -15 minutes
serves – 25 small ladoos


  1. Besan: 4 cups(a little coarse flour is preferable)
  2. Sugar:  11/2 to 2 cups (powdered)
  3. Cardamom (Elaichi):  6 to 8(powdered)
  4. Ghee (Clarified butter): 200 gms
  5. Finely chopped nuts(almonds,cashew nut,pistachio): ¼ cup


  1. Melt  ghee in a heavy bottomed kadai.IMG_20151124_143408547_HDR
  2. After ghee is melted add besan and start roasting the besan.IMG_20151124_143713922
  3. Keep on stirring the besan and ghee mixture continuously on a slow flame.IMG_20151124_160138948
  4. It will take about 15 to 20 minutes to besan roast and nice aroma to come.IMG_20151124_160556515
  5. When besan will changes to little golden color and it starts to lose ghee from sides.IMG_20151124_172603887
  6. Now you can switch of the flame and keep stirring for some more time.Otherwise the besan in the bottom of the kadai will start burning.
  7. Allow to cool for some time.Now prepare sugar powder in a mixie jar.You can also add elaichi to sugar and grind to a powder.
  8. Add sugar and elaichi powder to besan ghee mixture.IMG_20151118_104049762
  9. Add chopped nuts and mix properly with hand.Take a small mixture into hand and prepare ladoos.If required you can add 2 to 3 spoons of melted ghee to the mixture to make ladoo.IMG_20151211_150858622


The size of the ladoos depends on individual choice.Lemon sized ladoos looks nice to serve.


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