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    Besan Ladoo / Kadalai Maavu Ladoo


    Besan Ladoo is an Indian festive sweet prepared using gram flour. These are rich, aromatic and yummy ladoos that just melts in your mouth. Perfectly suits any festive season and is so easy to make, it requires very few ingredients that will be normally present in any Indian kitchen pantry. Roasted besan flour combines with ghee and cardamom gives and out such awesome taste and flavors. In my version I have added milk which gives the ladoos a good flavor and helps the flour to blend well with the sugar and makes it smoother and even more richer. Festive season is nearing, prepare and serve these ladoos and serve your guests, friends and family members to bring up the festive mood. Now lets see how to make these ladoos.


    INGREDIENTS

    (Serves 8 lemon sized ladoos)
    1. Besan / Gram flour / Kadalai maavu - 1 cup 
    2. Powdered sugar - 1/2 cup 
    3. Milk - 1/2 cup 
    4. Cardamom powder - 1/4 spoon 
    5. Ghee - 1/2 cup + 3 spoons 

    PREPARATION METHOD

    • Heat a pan/wok, add 1/2 cup of ghee and add the besan flour (kadalai maavu) into the pan and roast well until you get a nice aroma. 
    • Add sugar and cardamom powder and stir well. 
    • Sprinkle some milk and keep stirring until the flour turns slightly brownish.
    • Now pour the remaining milk and stir well. The mixture will form a dough and will not stick to the pan. At this stage add 3 spoons of ghee and mix well for 2 minutes and remove from flame.
    • When it warms down mix well with your hands, take a small portion of this dough and press well, then roll into balls. 
    • Top with chopped or sliced nuts or serve plain.


    TIP 1: Be sure to roast the flour well but don't over do it. 

    TIP 2: I added two crushed cardamom pods ,because I wanted just a mild flavor from it. People who do not wish to add cardamom powder can follow this. 

    TIP 3: Keep stirring well continuously throughout the whole preparation.


    Rich and Yummilicious Besan Ke Ladoo / Besan Ladoo / Kadalai Maavu Ladoo is now ready!!  

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    69 comments:

    1. yummy ladoo shall we change it dear :P looks do good want to taste it now... such delicious clicks too

      Priya
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      1. Sure sis :) Wish I could exchange now itself :)

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    2. wow... so adorable and inviting... well presentation and yummy yummy... drooling me divy... good photography...

      VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

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      1. Thank you so much Viji for all the appreciations :)

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    3. wow ur besan ladoo has come awesome

      i thought if i add more milk to it or ghee then it came too soft and wont bind

      wud love to try these divya


      today's recipe

      SWEET RICE

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      1. Thank you Meenu :) Add only the given amount of milk and it helps the mixture give a smoother blended effect.. Try it Meenu and tell me how you liked them :)

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    4. I would love to try out this wonderful recipe and report back to you soon.
      Simply mouthwatering.
      Deepa

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      1. Thanks Deepa..Do try them and tell me how much you loved them :)

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    5. just feeling like grabing one from here and having it

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    6. looks yummy divya..besan ladoo is an inevitable sweet to be served in all our fuctions..we do not add milk instead use more ghee as a binder..so the shelf life will be long for 2 to 3 months..thanks for sharing your easier version..

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      1. Yeah you can store them longer if you use ghee alone, but I wanted it to be more richer and smoother so made this version :) And thanks for sharing your views dear!!

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    7. love this!!! looks really yummy!! nice recipe and clicks and great tips too!!

      Sowmya

      Ongoing Event - Coconut

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    8. wow...besan ladoo looks so awesome...i would like to taste some now...haha...

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    9. ssshhh..tempting me divs..pls pass..pls

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    10. The ladoo looks so tempting and the ingredients are quite simple as well. Tq for sharing. Love ur clicks. Wil bookmark this recipe

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      1. Thank you so much dear :) Please do share your feedback after trying :)

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    11. OMG! grab ladoos now, so much tempting dear. I will try your version definitely.

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      1. Thanks Sanoli don't forget to send me your feedback :)

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    12. Mouth Watering... I love to eat sweets... this is too yummy

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    13. hey divya..regarding the tag..its ur choice..u can post ur handbag things,its better to tag others tooo..so that it will be more fun...;)

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      1. Ok Preethi sounds like fun to me..Thanks for the clarification :)

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      1. Why just one Shruti?? I'll pass you the plate itself :)

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    15. they look lovely these Indian sweets and perfectly made too!

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    16. Looks delicious and tempting.

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    17. Divya...what a treat to my eyes! The ladoo looks gorgeous . You need not buy ladoo for festivals, as you can make more delicious than the sweet shops':)

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      1. Thanks dear :) Glad you liked these :)

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    18. lovely divya! looks great and wonderful clicks!

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    19. This looks super tempting and perfect

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    20. Really tempting ladoos n awesome clicks....

      Event: Dish name starts with O

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    21. Such cute decoration with chopped nuts on top and that blue ribbon .. goes without saying that the ladoos look gooddd!

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    22. Gosh, these snacks look like our Chinese New Year sweets but with Pineapple inside. Great for entertaining!

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    23. Laddu looks so cute and delicious..perfectly done!!

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    24. Real lip smacker....
      http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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    25. mouthwatering divya....inviting clicks

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    26. Extremely irresistible,those cute balls looks absolutely divine.

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    27. Loving those ladoos.... Yummy...... Mefeel like dng it

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    28. wow, lovely clicks.. i have tasted this long back. yet ti try,,

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    29. Thanks for the follow and I really love the adaptation you'd made, looks fabulous!

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    30. Hi Divya, your ladoos are so mouth watering, will try them soon.

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    31. Wow Divya! That looks awesome, delicious ladoo and very pretty pictures!

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    32. Looks delicious tempting ladoo loves it

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    33. tempting divya.
      Thanks for your regular visit.

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    34. Lip smashing ladoo..looks great.

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    35. so tempting Divya..

      Great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

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    36. That looks tasty divya. Loved it

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    37. Great, super good looking ladoos

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    38. This is a completely new way of making laddoos...have never come across this method earlier. Bookmarked. :)

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    39. super delicious and super tempting!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
      Sowmya
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