Traditional Nepali Besan ko Ladoo – Easy Gram Flour and Sugar Balls

Total Time: 40 minutes
Serving size: 20 servings (2 ladoos per serving)

Besan ko ladoo or gram flour balls is a traditional Nepali sweet which is cooked in almost all households during special occasions. It is easy to make and has a delicious taste. The combination of gram flour, ghee, sugar & cardamom will make your mouth watery! The best part of this recipe is that it takes only around 40 minutes to prepare these yummy treats. So if you are looking for an authentic Nepalese dessert, then besan ko ladoo is the perfect choice!
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- 500 gram (5 cups) Gram flour / Garbanzo Flour- 400 Gram (2 cups) Ghee- 500 gram (2 cups) Sugar- 50 gram (quarter cup) Cashew- 4 to 5 Cardamom (powdered)


1. Heat the pan on stove pour ghee on it and heat till ghee gets hot.2. Pour the gram flour into the hot pan and keep stirring until the flour turns golden brown.3. Take pan out of heat and add cashew and cardamom powder, stir well & let the flour cool down for a while.4. Add sugar or sugar syrup on the cooled flour, don’t add sugar on hot flour as the sugar will melt.5. Take out small portions of cooked flour dough and make balls by gently rolling each portion between your palms (if needed, apply ghee on your palms so that the dough won’t stick to your hands).6. Place the balls onto a plate & serve them once cool!
Besan ko ladoo is an easy yet delicious traditional Nepali dessert which can be prepared in less than 40 minutes with just few ingredients. This recipe is perfect for special occasions like Diwali or Bhai Tika and even for festivals like Teej and Dashain when you want to treat yourself with something sweet. Give this recipe a try and your family and friends are sure to love it!


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