Besan Ladoo

Besan Ladoo

Indian sweet made from gram flour, that can be pulled together real quick

Teena Mathew


  1. 2 Cups Gram Flour Chickpea flour /
  2. 2 Tablespoons Semolina
  3. 1/2 Cup Sugar Powedered
  4. 1/2 Cup Butter Ghee Clarified /
  5. 1 Teaspoon Cardamom Essence
  6. 15 Cashewnuts Split (optional)


30 mins
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    Sift the gram flour and dry roast the flour and semolina to until light brown on low flame. Takes about 10-12 minutes.

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    Mix in the powdered sugar to the warm mixture. Sprinkle the cardamom essence and mix so that the mixture is evenly sweet and flavoured.

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    Add two tablespoons of ghee each and stir the contents above to form a crumbly mixture. Repeat until all the the ghee is added. Do not knead.

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    Make lemon sized balls and garnish each ladoo with a cashewnut. You can also garnish with thinly sliced almond or coarsely ground pistachios

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    Makes about 15 ladoos.

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