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Ayurveda Style Besan Ladoos Recipe

nutrition recipes May 06, 2022
Besan Ladoos

Besan Ladoos


  • 2 cups besan flour

  • 1 cup powdered sucanat or jaggery

  • 6 Tbs ghee (plus a few more for helping with rolling balls)

  • ¼ cup sooji powder (fine)

  • 2 pinches salt

  •   Assorted nuts

  • 2 pinches salt

  • ½ tsp cardamom powder

  • 2 tsp fresh peeled and grated ginger

  • ¼ cup sesame seeds for garnish



  • Dry roast besan flour until golden brown & aromatic on medium heat being sure not to burn or cook too quick (approx. 10 minutes), stirring continuously

  • Halfway through, add in: 6 Tbs ghee + 2 Tbs each of various assorted nuts such as cashew pieces, pistachio, almond slices, pecans or walnuts

  • Add salt, stir well and remove from heat

  • Transfer to large bowl

  • Let cool until warm

  • Add sugar and cardamom and ginger

  • Squeeze with hands forming small balls, adding more ghee if needed and press into small balls

  • Have a little melted ghee and dip a little part of each ladoo into ghee and then roll in a bowl of sesame seeds to garnish with sesame seeds

  • Makes 15+ ladoos

Store outside of refrigerator for up to three weeks.


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