Besan laddu

Posted on October 13, 2009. Filed under: Sweets | Tags: , , , |

These laddus are popular all over North India.

Cooking Time : 10 mins.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.

Makes 7 laddus.

3/4 cup (100 grams) Bengal gram flour (besan), coarsely ground
3/4 cup (100 grams) powdered sugar
1/3 cup (60 grams) ghee
1/4 teaspoon cardamom (elaichi) powder
2 to 3 drops saffron colour
1. Mix together the sugar and saffron colour and keep aside.
2. Melt the ghee in a kadhai, add the gram flour and cook over a low flame stirring continuously till it is golden brown in colour.
3. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
4. Remove from the fire and pour onto a plate (thali). Cool completely.
5. Mix together the gram flour mixture and sugar.
6. Divide into 7 equal portions and shape into laddus.
You can use regular gram flour instead of the coarsely ground gram flour for the above recipe.

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