बेसन लाडू | बेसन के लड्डू | Besan Ladoo | Tasty all time favorite sweet | Simple quick recipe

Prep time
5 min
Cooking time
25 min
Cousine / Course
Indian Sweets


  • बेसन / Gram Flour Besan – 1.5 cups
  • तूप / घी / Ghee – 1/4 cup
  • साखर / शक्कर / Sugar powdered – 3/4 cup
  • इलायची / Cardamom powdered – 3
  • जायफल / Nutmeg powder – a pinch
  •  पिस्ता / Pistachio crushed – 10


  1. Sieve gram four to make it lump free
  2. Heat the heavy bottom pan on low-medium heat
  3. Add ghee to the pan
  4. Once ghee melts add gram flour, mix everything carefully
  5. Break all lumps and stir continuously while roasting the gram flour on low to medium heat.
  6. Make sure gram flour should not burn at the bottom, otherwise Ladoos would have burning smell and taste
  7. Roast gram four until changes color to golden brown, and release ghee it takes about 20-25 minutes, turn off the heat
  8. Add cardamom and nutmeg powder and mix well
  9. Transfer to mixture to bowl, stir mixture 3-4 times, it helps with cooling it
  10. Let the mixture cool down to room temperature, it takes about 12-15 minutes
  11. Add powdered sugar to gram flour mixture and mix it throughly
  12. Massage everything using your palms until sugar dissolves
  13. Take a lemon size portion and roll in your palms to make rounds, apply little pressure to make Ladoo (rounds) smooth and shiny
  14. Decorate Ladoos with crushed pistachios


  1. Coarse gram flour works well too
  2. Make sure to cool down gram flour mixture to room temperature before adding sugar to avoid Ladoos getting hard
  3. Kesar, Almonds, Chironji are other garnishing options

How to serve

  1. Store and enjoy for up to 1-2 weeks

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