Thursday, June 7, 2012

Besen kesar ladoo

Sweets are one of the most glorious aspects of cooking and a happy celebration is not complete without a traditional sweet . Besan kesar laddo is one these, liked by almost everyone. I wanna celebrate My first achievement with these soft , tempting sweets and also share with all my blogger friends..

  • Besan or chickpea flour: 1/2 cup
  • Powdered sugar : 1/2 cup
  • Ghee : 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom powder : a pinch
  • Saffron threads : 4-5
  • Almonds : 4 

  1. Heat a pan and fry the chickpea flour till a nice aroma starts coming from it.
  2. Pour melted ghee into the flour and fry on a low flame stirring continuously till the flour turns to light brown color.
  3. Put off the stove and let it cool.
  4. Mix together sugar powder , cardamom powder and saffron  .
  5. Once the flour cools down, mix the sugar with the flour and make round laddoos of a small lemon size.
  6. Garnish with almonds and saffron threads.
Serves : 5


  1. HI Geeta.. 1st time here.. ladoo looks very scrumptious...Loved your presentation..
    DO visit my space

  2. buy best quality saffron at your door step. kesar is good for health and this best for pregnant women for his child. kesar is Indian name of saffron.