Main Ingredients



With gram flour, ghee, and cardamom as some of its main ingredients, Besan Ke Laddoo is one of the most popular sweets in Indian subcontinent. Especially in India, no festivities, occasions, or religious affair can miss this sweet dish in the menu.

According to Hindu mythology, Lord Ganesh love laddoo apart from modak too. Therefore, there are various types of laddoos that are available in the market. Peanut laddoo, Coconut laddoo and boondi laddoo are just some of the numerous types of laddoos that exist.

Is besan laddoo beneficial for health too?

A lot of people know that besan is high on folic acid, this quality is imperative for the production of iron in the body as well as for the increase in red blood cells and white blood cells.

Apart from that, having a low index of glycemic makes it capable enough to satiate and control your cravings for something sweet.

This sweet is rich in carbohydrates, and the best part is that you will not accumulate as many calories as you might have thought.

The steps to prepare besan laddoo are pretty simple and I have explained every little thing in brief so that you don’t get stuck in between.

With that, let’s get down to the process.


An easy thing to star with….!     

Take a pan and add 1 tablespoon ghee, 2 cup gram flour and stir it nicely. Keep stirring it for a while as to prevent it from sticking and overcooking. Add some more ghee and keep cooking the besan. It takes around twenty to twenty-five minutes to complete this process we cook it on low flame.

Once the process is complete, you will know it by the brilliant smell of the besan. Next, leave the besan for some time to cool down a bit.

Now take the cooked besan in a large steel plate and add 1½ cup powdered sugar and mix it. Next, add 1 teaspoon of cardamom powder, raisins, almonds and some saffron to it.

And you won’t realize it was that easy

Finally, take handful of besan and shape it like a small ball and repeat the same thing with the remaining besan and make more laddoo. With the above quantity of ingredients, you will be able to make approximately 20 laddoos.

That’s how our favorite besan ladoo are prepared to satisfy our cravings.

Happy Cooking!

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