Besan Laddoo with Cashewnuts

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 25
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Ghee - 100 to 125 g
  • Cashew nuts - 4 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Besan (chickpeas flour) - 200 g
  • Sweet khoa - 200 g
  • Powdered sugar - 200 g
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • Saffron or yellow food colour - a little

How to Make Besan Laddoo with Cashewnuts

  • Heat 1 tbsp of ghee, fry cashew nuts and keep aside.
  • Roast besan in half the remaining ghee over a low flame till it gives out a good roasted flavour and turns pale brown. Do not brown too much. Allow it to cool completely.
  • Add powdered sugar and mashed khoa. Mix well.
  • Add cardamom powder, half the cashew nuts and saffron or yellow food colour. Mix well.
  • Add remaining ghee, a tablespoon at a time, till the mixture holds together.
  • Shape the mixture into laddoos and decorate with remaining cashew nuts.