Besan Ladoo

Preparation time 5-10 mins

Cooking time 10-15 mins

Serves 2



2 cups besan (bengal gram flour)

½ cup ghee

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tbsps coarsely powdered almonds (optional)

½ tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Garnish

1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers



  1. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the besan, roast well on a medium flame until it lets out a nice aroma – approximately ten minutes. Remove from flame and set aside to cool.
  2. Add the sugar, coarsely powdered almonds, cardamom powder and mix well while rubbing the mixture in between your palms till it resembles a crumbly texture.
  3. Take a small portion of the mixture and shape it into a round laddoo. Repeat to make more ladoos.
  4. Garnish with almond slivers and store in an air-tight container.