Besan ladoo recipe | Besan laddu | How to make besan ladoo

Besan ladoo recipe is one of the popular sweet recipes in India during most of the festive seasons made of gram flour, ghee, powdered sugar, and dry fruits. This recipe of besan ladoo is not only very delicious but also very easy to make at home. Must try this besan laddu with the below step by step instructions. In this post, you will learn how to make besan ladoo?besan ladoo recipe , besan ladoo , besan laddu , besan ke ladoo

Though to prepare this besan ke laddu it takes a little bit of hand exercise to roast besan mixture except this it is one of the mouth-watering and very easy besan laddoo recipe that anyone can make at home.

If you want to try besan ladoo first time then follow the below step by step instructions carefully before making it.


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What is besan ladoo

Besan ladoo is made of gram flour popularly known as besan in Hindi, first, besan powder is roasted in ghee, then pour powder sugar, cardamom powder, and a few chopped dry fruits.

After Cool this mixture and make round balls or laddu by rotating the mixture in between greasing palms.


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How to store besan laddu


If you want to eat this besan laddu later, you can keep this besan ladoo in an air-tight container and safely keep it in the refrigerator for at least 2 weeks. 


Can besan ke laddu be made with jaggery


You can make besan ladoo with jaggery as an alternative to sugar but it lacks the textures and deliciousness compared to sugar. 


How to fix besan ladoo mistakes

If your besan laddu mixture is so soft can’t make a proper round shape.

You mistakenly disproportion ingredients, either use a lot of ghee than required or never cool the mixture for some time.

So, to fix this issue first step dry roast some besan or gram flour without using any ghee and then mix with your previous mixture, proportionally add powder sugar.

Now cool this mixture for at least 15 to 20 min in the refrigerator, to make properly besan laddu.


Tips to make besan ladoo recipe


  • Choice Of Besan : To avoid any bitterness, in homemade besan ladoo recipe always use good quality gram flour or besan from any popular brands.


  • Cooking Method : Continuously roast the gram flour on low flame, until it changes colour from yellow to light brown also gives a nutty fragrance that completely fills in your kitchen.


  • Choice Of Ghee : To make authentic besan ke laddu only use good quality ghee or clarified butter from any popular brand available in the market.


  •  Additional Flavors : For enhancing more flavour in the besan ladoo recipe just sprinkle some cardamom powder and a few chopped cashew, almonds, and raisins in a hot besan mixture.


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How to make besan ladoo


The complete besan ladoo recipe is classified into three simple categories,

first one is Preparation for besan laddu,


the second one is Roasting besan with ghee,

and the last one is Making besan ke ladoo

so, let’s make it now.


Preparation for besan laddu


1. Before preparing besan ke laddu to pour 100 grams to 150-gram sugar into a blender to make smooth powder sugar. Also, make cardamom powder from 5 to 6 green cardamom pods.


Roasting besan with ghee


1. Now for roasting besan with ghee, pour 50 ml melted ghee or clarified butter into a non-stick pan.



2. Then, mix 200 grams of besan or gram flour in this ghee.



3. Though initially, it will form a clump, continuously roast the besan in ghee on low flame.



4. At this stage, besan starts changing its colour from light yellow to slightly brown.



5. Continuously roast the besan on low flame until the besan mixture will release a beautiful nutty fragrance that completely filled in the kitchen.



6. At this stage besan mixtures start releasing ghee, now turn off the gas and cool down the besan mixture for some time. 



Note: To achieve this stage it takes almost 30 to 40 min, depending upon your besan quality and cooking utensil.


7. When the besan mixture is cool a little bit, add 100 to 150-gram powdered sugar.



8. Then, mix the sugar completely with besan.



9. After that, for more fragrance, add 1 tsp of cardamom powder.



10. Also add 10 to 12 chopped dry fruits including cashew nuts, almonds, and golden raisins. 



11. Now, mix everything for another 2 to 3 min.



How to make laddu 


1. Now, to give a proper laddu shape first grease your palm and pick a small portion of the besan mixture on hand.



2. Then gently press the mixture in between the palm and rotate it in a circular motion until it gets a perfect round shape.



3. Here is the final look of a quick and tasty homemade besan ladoo recipe.



Besan Ladoo Recipe Card

Here is a quick overview of all the ingredients for besan ke ladoo list including quick step-by-step preparation of besan laddoo recipe shown in the recipe card.

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Besan ladoo recipe ( Besan laddu )


Besan ladoo recipe is one of the most popular and delicious Indian sweet recipes made of besan or gram flour, powder sugar, ghee, and a few chopped dry fruits.Must try this aromatic besan laddu at home.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


Besan Ladoo Ingredients

  •  200 gram besan or gram flour
  •  50 ml melted ghee or clarified butter
  •  100 gramm powder sugar add later if required
  •  4 to 5 green cardamon powder [elaichi powder]
  •  1 tbsp chopped almond [badam]
  •  1 tbsp chopped cashew nut [kaju]


how to make besan ladoo

  1. Before preparing besan ladoo pour 100 gram to 150 gram sugar in a blender to make powder sugar.
  2. Also, make cardamom powder from cardamom pods.
  3. Now in a non-stick pan pour melted ghee.
  4. Add besan or gram flour in this ghee.
  5. Now continuously stir this besan in ghee in low flame.
  6. Initially, besan mixtures change its color from yellowish to light golden brown.
  7. After roasting for 30 to 40 min in low flame, besan mixtures start releasing ghee from its side, also your kitchen is filled with a beautiful nutty aroma.
  8. At this stage turn off the flame and cool down the mixture for some time.
  9. When the mixture is cool a little bit, then add powder sugar, cardamom powder, and a few chopped dried fruits.
  10. Now, mix everything with besan mixtures for another 2 to 3 min.
  11. Next to make besan ladoo, grease your palm and pick a small amount of besan mixture.
  12. Then rotate the besan mixture in between palm in round wise direction to make proper laddu shape.
  13. Finally, our besan laddu recipe is ready, you can garnish with Chandi ka vark or silver foil and a few chopped dry fruits.


Besan Laddu Recipe Note

  1. To make proper laddu shape, add sugar only when the besan mixtures cool a little bit, you wouldn't be able to bind the mixture.
  2. If you like crunch in your besan laddus, you can add 2 to 3 tablespoon sooji or semolina after adding besan.
  3. To make besan laddu without sugar you can use sugar-free ingredients instead of sugar.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 1116Total Fat 28gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 13gCholesterol 48mgSodium 97mgCarbohydrates 198gFiber 11gSugar 151gProtein 23g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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