Besan Ladoo
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Author hasini99 Yield No Value
Published Sep 22, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Flour Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Besan Ladoo

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Edible Silver Leaf
Saffron Strands (Zaafran) 1/4 Teaspoons
Cardamom Powder (Ilaichi Powder) 1 Teaspoons
Castor Sugar 175 Grams
Dried Fruit 2 Tablespoons
Gram Flour (Besan) 350 Grams
Clarified Butter (Ghee) 200 Grams


1) Heat clarified butter in a heavy based pot. Add the gram flour and cook on low heat, stirring continuously.

2) Remove the pan from the heat when the clarified butter starts to separate and the gram flour changes color. Let it cool.

3) Stir in the sugar, spice, dried fruit and saffron.

4) Prepare even sized round balls and serve decorated with extra dried fruit and silver leaf.


Posted Sep 22, 2007

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Arnold Dec 26, 2009
I made this Besan Laddu recipe following the exact amounts given, but after everthing was finished the laddu batter was still very liquid. So liquid that I couldn't even roll it into balls. Please correct the amount of gram flour, so the batter gets more dry and can be rolled into laddus.

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