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besan ladoo
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5 from 2 votes

Besan ladoo recipe

Besan ladoo is a yummy ball of happiness and full of protein.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: basant panchami, besan laddoo, besan ladoo, chickpea flour sweets, ganesh chaturthi
Servings: 10
Author: Gaurav


  • kadai/frying pan


  • 3 cup besan/chickpea flour
  • 1 cup ghee/clarified butter
  • ¼ cup. sooji/semolina
  • 10 tbsp. sugar (½ cup + 2tbsp) sugar before grinding
  • 1 tsp. elaichi/cardamom powder


  • In a pan, dry roast besan/chickpea flour with sooji/semolina for 8-10 mins on low flame
  • Add ghee and cardamom powder to it,continue cooking on low flame
  • Cook until you get light brown colour.
  • Mix well until rawness disappears and you get a nutty smell.Turn off the heat.
  • When it is slightly warm, start adding sugar to it. Stirring continuously.
  • Take a small amount of dough in your palm once it comes together.
  • Shape them into small balls as per the size of your choice.
  • Store them in an airtight container.


Note: you can also shape it into any desired shapes if you have any mould. You can also make a diamond shape or as a rectangular fudge by refrigerating it on a baking paper in a baking tray.