Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)


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Besan Laddoo is one of the most popular mithai in Indian cuisine. It might be known by various names, but this delicious laddoos of spiced and sweetened besan is famous all over the country.

When making this, remember that the rich flavour of the laddoo depends on how well you cook the besan. Under-cooking it will leave behind a raw taste, which will ruin the whole recipe. So, make sure you cook it well. The proportion of ghee and besan is also important as you might end up with a dry or very soft laddoo if it is not done right.

Once you have the mix ready, take some in your palm, shape it into a round and keep rolling it in your hand till you get a smooth, lustrous, ghee-tinted texture on the surface. It will look so irresistible at this stage that you would just want to pop it into your mouth! That’s when the laddoo is ready.

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Besan Laddoo ( Mithai) recipe - How to make Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 18 ladoos
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Ingredients
Method
  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the besan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 13 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Switch off the flame and keep stirring for 1 more minute.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a plate and keep aside to cool for 1 hour or till the mixture cools down completely.
  4. Add the sugar, coarsely powdered almonds , cardamom powder and mix well while rubbing the mixture in between your palms till it gets a crumbly texture.
  5. Take a small portion of the mixture and shape it into a round laddoo.
  6. Repeat step 5 to shape 17 more laddoos.
  7. Garnish with almond slivers and store in an air-tight container.

Handy tip:

  1. These can be stored in an air-tight container at room temperature for 15 days.


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Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
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 on 15 Apr 16 07:16 PM


can one add jaggery instead of sugar. pls suggest.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Krupa, We would not suggest to add jaggery instead of sugar as the taste is best with sugar itself.
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16 Apr 16 01:46 PM
Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
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 on 10 Apr 16 11:58 PM


Hello mam, I big fan of u. I tried besan ke laddo at home n I can''t believe that I can make it so tasty. It''s all done by ur recipe. Thanks a lot mam.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Arpita. We are delighted you loved the Besan Laddoo recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
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11 Apr 16 03:22 PM
Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
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 on 22 Feb 16 10:47 PM


I''m from Pakistan and love this site
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Mrs Fahim. Great to know that some one from Pakistan is following us. Welcome. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
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23 Feb 16 11:30 AM
Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
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 on 05 Feb 16 06:38 PM


Laddoos came out very well. Thanks for a very simple recipe mam.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Sowmya. Keep trying new recipes and posting your comments. We would love to hear from you.
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06 Feb 16 09:41 AM
Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
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 on 28 Jan 16 09:59 PM


Your each and every recipe are wonderful, yummy & easy to make. Experience really matters. Thank you so much for this recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Rachna. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
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29 Jan 16 10:26 AM
Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
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 on 14 Jan 16 08:58 PM


Indias no. 1 sweet
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15 Jan 16 09:56 AM
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 on 02 Jan 16 03:37 PM


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02 Jan 16 03:39 PM
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 on 12 Dec 15 01:03 PM


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14 Dec 15 09:25 AM
Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
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 on 04 Dec 15 10:42 AM


Besan Laddoo..always dreaded to make them..But you have made it soooooo easy for me...I made them for trial it came it just tooo good...Even better than the ones you get outside..Superb..