Besan Laddu

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"If you are like me and like the taste of besan in sweets, then you will love Besan Laddu. What is even better is that it is very easy to make and it keeps well for many days. Not that it will last that long."
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35 m servings 310 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 310 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17.4 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 17 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat the ghee in a skillet over medium-low heat. Stir the chickpea flour into the ghee and cook until golden brown and has a nutty smell. You cannot miss the fragrance of roasted besan. It will perfume the entire house. Turn off the heat and let the besan cool till just warm.
  2. Stir the confectioners' sugar and cardamom into the flour mixture. Pinch the mixture together with your fingers. It should hold the shape. If not, sprinkle some milk till the mixture is able to bind together. Form the mixture into lime-sized balls and roll between your palms till smooth and even. Serve.



i like it a lot , because it was easy to make and i did add little food color in it , to make it look good too.

I picked this recipe because it had close to 5 stars and besan ladoo is my favorite Indian sweet. I was making this for a party and the consistency was all wrong. I think its supposed to have gr...

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