Besan puri ladoo recipe- besan ladoo made differently- step by step pictures

Besan ladoo is usually made by roasting the gram flour or besan for sometime and then mixing with sugar syrup. But this method of preparation is totally different and I learned to make this from a Maharashtrian friend of mine. I am not usually too fond of besan ladoo, but when made this way , it tastes really good and different and I have noticed that even people who hate sweets in general simply fall in love with this one.

I made this for diwali. I was not too keen in making lot of sweets this year,thanks to the increasing waist lines. But after making this one and discussions with friends(like what they made and sharing recipes), the diwali fervour has set in and now I am in a mood to try some more sweets and savouries. Why not? After all, Diwali just comes once a year. Isn’t it?

Hope you enjoy making this one and I am sure the step by step pictures will be quite useful.

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Besan puri ladoo recipe- besan ladoo made differently- step by step pictures Yum
  • 1 1/2 cup Besan / gram flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 8 Cashew - broken to pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Ghee or oil for deep frying
  • 1 1/2 cup Besan / gram flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 8 Cashew - broken to pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Ghee or oil for deep frying
  1. Make a dough with the gram flour adding some water and some oil.
  2. Make small balls of the dough and then roll each ball into a circle. Appy some oil on the surface before rolling them, this will prevent them from tearing.
  3. Now deep fry the circles or puris in oil or ghee till they are golden brown.
  4. Tear the puris to small pieces.
  5. Use a blender to grind the pieces to a coarse powder.
  6. Now make the sugar syrup. Add the sugar along with 3/4the cup water and keep stirring in medium flame. Stir till it turns sticky and then till you get a one string consistency.(I forgot to take pictures while making the sugar syrup)
  7. Roast some cashews in ghee and add to the ground powder. Add the sugar syrup as required. Combine everything together and keep mixing with you fingers till it absorbs the syrup. See if you able to make it into a ball , if not add some more syrup. The ground flour at this point should be little moist , but not sticky.
  8. Now roll them into small balls or ladoos.
  9. Want one??
Recipe Notes

I am sending them to the following events-

1.Diwali contest 2009' by Priya of Priya'feast

2. Festive food -Diwali dhamaka by purva

3. Sanghi FIL- ghee event

4. Sireesha's sweet series event

Have a safe and wonderful Diwali. Enjoy!!!

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44 thoughts on “Besan puri ladoo recipe- besan ladoo made differently- step by step pictures”

  1. Advanced diwali wishes to you and your family. Last time when my parents visited me,my sister had a sent box of besan ladoos which tasted different. I was searching for the recipe and now I got it. Thanks a lot for sharing the recipe.

  2. wow thats a different way,I think a similar method is used to make with wheat flour,but dint know that even besan will be prepared in a similar way..looks yummy..I dont want one,I want that full bowl…ha ha

  3. yaaa sure want 1234……… he he he heee lovely recipe and very good idea of making puri s and make laddu great and laddu s looks so tempting

  4. Wow such a fantastic ladoos Sowmya, love ur version..Looks prefect for me..DIwali wishes to you & your family yaar…

  5. This is the original recipe of the North! I know it but a little lazy to go through it. My friend makes it this way! Very tasty and looks too good:)

  6. Oh yeah..totally want one …many more than one.Looks real good – but it sure is an intensive process – but I’m sure it was all worth the effort!

  7. Wowwwwwieeeeeeee sowmya…Same pinch…I am so excited to see you and I have tried the same way… 🙂 I was little hesitant to try due to the lenghty process, but wow, results were amazing naa? Super flavour and taste…Your Ladoo looks super good. Wish you a very happy safe and prosperous deepavali..

  8. Looks delicious, new recipe for besan ladoo. We do something called Mohan Ladoo, but that is with Wheat, i think substituting with Besan will taste much better. Happy Deepavali to you and your family.

  9. Wish u & ur family a very happy & a prosperous diwali..hope it brings u lots of happiness and luck..have a great time and enjoy :)The ladoos look luscious and wanted to grab from screen itself …

  10. I always appreciate the effort someone makes to have step by step pics as I know it is not always easy and convenient, so thank you.Happy Diwali.

  11. That must been a treat to the palates.. Havent heard about this method before. Bookmarked it already!!! :)Thanks for dropping by; you have a lovely blog out there! Will be back often!

  12. shyamala said. that i feel like eating now. I prepare soon and eat and give you a comment once again. Have a nice day.

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