Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Besan laddu

Recipe by Preethi baliga

Besan laddu is very popular indian sweet enjoyed specially during the fesive season specially in Ganesh chaturti,Nagpanchami and Diwali.This is my son's favourite laddu so i make sure to prepare this at least on these festivals without fail as it is easy to make.
Cook time: 20-25 mins
Yield: 20 medium sized laddus
  • 2cup Besan/gram flour
  • 1 3/4cup Powdered sugar
  • 11/2cup Ghee
  • 1/2tsp cardamom powder
Cooking Directions
  1. Melt 1/2 cup ghee in a kadhai/pan
  2. Add besan flour and stir continuously. Occasionally add ghee into it. Keep stirring till the flour becomes golden brown and ghee separates. Remove from fire ,set aside.
  3. When it is still warm add powdered sugar,cardamom powder,fried cashew nut and raisins.
  4. Mix it well,Using lightly greased hands,shape into small rounds or ur desired shapes when still little bit warm.
  5. Let it cool down completely before storing in an air tight container.