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Besan Ke laddu – A Festive Treat

Jun 21st, 2006 | By | Category: All Recipes, Desserts & Sweets, Festival Recipes

This simple and easy sweet can be made within no time.


Besan (Senagapindi) – 1 cup

powdered sugar – 1/2 cup (for those who eat prefer more sweetness can add little more)

elaichi powder – 1 tsps

Ghee – 1/2 cup (melted)

Cashew nuts for topping


1. Heat 2 tb sps of ghee in a pan and fry besan on low flame till the raw smell disappears.

2. Switch of the flame and allow to cool off. Add powdered sugar, elaichi powder, and melted ghee. Mix well and roll them into round shaped balls like laddus.

3. Top them up with cashew nuts (raw/roasted). Store them in an airtight container.

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  1. hi sowjanya,

    these look really tempting can u tell me how many laddus can be made out of this. thanx.

  2. Hi shobha,

    Around 10-12 laddus. The count depends on the size of the laddus you roll. Hope that helps.

  3. hi sowjanya,

    they came out very tasty. thanks once again for the delicious recipe.

  4. Thanks shobha. I’m happy you liked it. I dropped you a mail. Please check and reply at leisure.

  5. Your recipes are all awesome. I have been getting compliments everytime I use any one of these. Thanks. Its very useful for newly wed brides who doesnt know cooking 🙂

  6. Hi,
    Im newly married and very new to cooking.Recently I saw your blog Its Very nice.Now to me it was easy to cook some dishes .can u tell me how to made curry masala……….and thanks a lot

  7. Hi Sowjanya,
    I am glad to know about your website. It’s wonderful. As a working mom with 2 kids it’s always a struggle to make variety , healthy and delicious food that too in a limited time. I have gone through your entire sections and got many ideas especially for lunches. Thank you for such a lovely site. Pictures are mouth watering.
    I love sweets. I will try your besan laddoos which is my fav.
    Looking forward to try your recipies.
    Best wishes,

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