Besan ka laddu||a sweet made from gram flour||sweet and delicate

Laddu’s are ball shaped sweet delight and are very famous in India during festivals. Besan ka laddu is not only flavourful but have a melt in the mouth texture. Besan ka laddu is made of 3 simple ingredients gram flour, clarified butter and sugar. There are 2 kind of gram flour available one is smooth and the other is course one. If you want crunchy laddu then you should use the coarse one. This laddu is very nutritious and healthy and also loved by kids so you can make it in bulk and store in airtight containers.

This does not need any extra skill to make perfect laddus but you have to remember few important tips that’s all. Like in this case you have to roast the gram flour well and while roasting it gives a nutty fragrance and if you don’t allow the besan/gram flour to roast well then you will always get that raw smell of besan/gram flour.

Type- Sweet/Dessert

Preparation time- 5-10 minutes

Cooking time- 25-30 minutes


  • 1 cup melted butter or clarified butter
  • 1 1/2 cup besan or gram flour
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbs water
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachio


  • In a pan add 1/2 cup butter
  • Add the chickpea flour
  • Roast the flour well
  • Stir for 20 minutes
  • It needs continuous stirring or it might get burnt
  • When you feel that the besan or the flour has dried up add 2 tbs of melted butter/clarified butter
  • You can see that your mixture has become glossy and soft
  • Again keep on stirring for 10 minutes more
  • At this stage add 1 tbs of water and you can see that the texture has crumbled
  • Now pour this mixture in a bowl and allow it to come to room temperature
  • Now add sugar, adjust the sweetness according to your taste bud
  • You take small roundels in your hand and start pressing in order to give a smooth round shape
  • Add one pistachio or any nut of your choice to decorate

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You can find another laddu in my blog, that is coconut sweet or coconut laddu the link is given below👇

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