Besan Ladoo

Indian traditional Gujarati/Rajasthani ladoo made with a rich  gram flour and flavored with saffron and dry fruits.Besan Ladoo can store  at room temperature  for  a month.

Ingredients (serving- 15 pieces)

  • Suga/Tagar – 1cup
  • Ghee – 1/2 cup
  • Cardamon powder – 1tsp
  • Rose water – 1 tsp (Optional)
  • Pistachio  –  3 to 4 finely chopped
  • Gram flour – 2 cup
  • Cashew nut – 7 to 9 finely chopped
  • Saffron – Few strands
  • Almond – 5 to 6 finely chopped
  •  Rava – 1 tbsp
  • Melon seed – 2 to 3 tsp


Step 1 – Heat ghee in nonstick pan add  cashew nuts, almond and fry for  1-2 minutes and keep aside. Add besan and rava and roast until releases a roasted aroma or gets brown in color. It will take 7-10 minutes. Add  1 tsp milk to the besan and mix proper then cook for 2-3 more minutes and  keep aside and cool it(lukewarm).

Step 2 – Heat pan add  1 cup sugar with 1/3 cup water and for cook 8-10 minutes until  it become thick. Remove from heat and add 1 tsp ghee, stir continuous for 5-10 minutes  until mixture looks like powder(boora/tagar).

Step 3 – Mix nuts, besan mixture, boora, saffron, cardamom powder, rose water, melon seed, pistachio and mix proper for 2-3 minutes. Make round ball like ladoos from mixture .

Step 4 –  Ready for serve or store it for 10 days in airtight container.

NOTE: In step 1 Granules will form when add milk in besan ,it will make ladoos delicious also boora/tagar  make  ladoos  delicious.

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