Festivals are incomplete without sweets and in India festivals are incomplete without ladoos. Ladoo, an Indian sweet can be made using various ingredients and is round in shape.

Total time: 30 to 40 min.

Serving: 10 to 12 ladoos.


  • 2 cups besan (gram flour)
  • ½ cup clarified butter (add more , if required)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp.cardamom powder
  • 10 to 12 Almond slice
  • 10 to 12 pistachios slice


  • Heat the ghee or clarified butter in a pan on low heat.
  • Roast the besan on medium to low flame till a nutty aroma starts to come and it changes color to light brown.
  • Now add a sprinkle of water in this ghee roasted
  • Cook it while continuously stirring it -couple of more minutes. Switch off the heat.
  • Cool down completely .
  • When the mixture cool down
  • add Almond pista slice and powdered sugar.
  • Mix it well.
  • Also add cardamom powder/saffron to flavour it.
  • Now you are easily able to shape it into round laddus.
  • Garnish them with Almond n pista slice ,allow them to cool completely.
  • You can store these laddus for upto one month.


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