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Besan Laddu/ Ladoo/ Sweetened Chickpea/Garbanzo Flour Balls

Delicious besan ladoo, sweetness chickpea flour balls made with besan, sugar and spices like cardamon and saffron.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: ladoo
Servings: 20 numbers
Calories: 103kcal


  • 1 1/2 cup Besan/ Chickpea/ Garbanzo Flour
  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Home made Ghee
  • 1/3 cup Pistachio Roasted and crushed
  • 5 no Saffron
  • 4 no Cardamom


  • First roast the pistachio for about 3 minutes and  crushed into  coarse powder and set aside
  • Powder the sugar with saffron and cardamom and set aside.
  • Heat ghee in skillet and add besan/chickpea/garbanzo flour and fry first 2 minutes in medium flame and then reduce the flame to low and fry for about 13 minutes until raw smell of besan leaves and nice aroma of roasted flour develops.
  • Switch off the flame and add powder sugar, crushed pistachio and mix well when the flour is still warm.
  • Set aside for 3 minutes and once it is warm enough to touch make balls, with approximately 2 tablespoons of flour mixture. Try to make balls, even though it is little hot, otherwise it won’t be the right shape
  • Finish making balls with entire flour. Retouch the balls you made earlier once again to get smooth surface.
  • Enjoy, you can keep it in an airtight container for about 1 week at room temperature.


Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg
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