Badami Besan Ladoo | How to make Badami Besan Ladoo

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ByChef (Mrs) Reetu Uday Kugaji
Created on 12th Nov 2015
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About Badami Besan Ladoo

Ladoos prepared with roasted bengal gram flour , desi ghee with an addition of coarsely ground almonds ,flavoured with cardamon powder, sweetened with powdered sugar and garnished with slivered nuts.

Badami Besan Ladoo, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Chef (Mrs) Reetu Uday Kugaji. Badami Besan Ladoo is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Badami Besan Ladoo is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Badami Besan Ladoo by Chef (Mrs) Reetu Uday Kugaji is perfect to serve 3 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Badami Besan Ladoo.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves3People
Badami Besan Ladoo

Ingredients to make Badami Besan Ladoo

  • Bengal gram flour - 1 cup
  • Pure ghee / Desi ghee - 1/4 cup
  • Powdered sugar or boora - 1/2 cup
  • Almonds lightly roasted and coarsely ground - 20 gms.
  • For the Flavouring: Green cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • To Garnish:
  • Almonds blanched refreshed peeled and slivered - 10 gms
  • Pistachio nuts blanched peeled & slivered - 15 gms

How to make Badami Besan Ladoo

  1. In a Heavy bottomed non-stick kadhai broil/dry roast bengal gram flour, till the raw aroma disappears i.e for 10 minutes on a slow flame.
  2. Keep stirring continuously with a wooden flat spoon, taking care that the besan does not burn. In a deep pan, melt the ghee.
  3. Add this ghee to the roasted bengal gram, cook for another 5 minutes, stirring it occasionally. You will see that the besan has started turning a little reddish in colour and nutty in fragrance. Switch off the flame.
  4. Add the Powdered sugar, coarsly ground almond powder, cardamom powder, 1/4 th of the slivered almonds and pistachio nuts.
  5. Stir well in order to avoid lump formation. Once you have completely mixed the above ingredients, let it cool down to room temperature.
  6. With the help of your palms prepare six medium sized besan ladoos and serve garnished with slivered almonds and pistachio nuts or you may store them in air tight container and serve as and when desired.
My Tip: This preparation is meant for people who love Indian sweets but with a little less ghee. You may add raisins & cashew nuts, if desired. Keep the mixture after cooling at room temperature, in the refrigerator for 12-15 minutes for better texture and also it becomes much easier to prepare ladoos. There is another method of making Badami besan Ladoo in which the ghee is melted and in that the besan is cooked till the raw aroma disappears, and the the entire method after that remains the same but of course the proportions differ i.e. Bengal Gram flour : Ghee: Powdered Sugar - 2 :1:1

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