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Besan Laddoo (Maharashtrian style) Recipe

Besan Laddoo (Maharashtrian style) is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 2.5 based on 100 votes


  • 750 g - besan (gram flour)
  • 600 g - Sugar (finely ground)
  • 500 g - Ghee
  • 200 ml - hot Milk
  • 100 g - Raisins
  • 2 tbsp - Cardamom powder
  • How to Make Besan Laddoo (Maharashtrian style):

    1. Lightly heat ghee in a big kadhai or a heavy-bottomed vessel.
    2. When the ghee melts, add the besan.
    3. Roast the besan on medium flame for about 45 minutes, mixing continuously until it turns a shade slightly deeper than golden brown.
    4. Remove from the flame.
    5. Add milk and quickly mix to avoid lumps.
    6. Add sugar, cardamom powder and raisins and mix well.
    7. Allow the mixture to cool completely.
    8. Divide the mixture into equal portions and make small laddoos.


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