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Besan Laddoo with Cashewnuts Recipe

Besan Laddoo with Cashewnuts 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 25
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

    1. Heat 1 tbsp of ghee, fry cashew nuts and keep aside.
    2. 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.
    3. Add powdered sugar and mashed khoa. Mix well.
    4. Add cardamom powder, half the cashew nuts and saffron or yellow food colour. Mix well.
    5. Add remaining ghee, a tablespoon at a time, till the mixture holds together.
    6. Shape the mixture into laddoos and decorate with remaining cashew nuts.


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