How to make Kaju Khoya aur Besan ke Laddoo -

Besan ke laddoo is a part of Diwali menu almost all over India. By adding cashew nuts and khoya the laddoos get a rich makeover and enhanced taste. Their shelf life however is short since khoya has been used and hence must be consumed quickly

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (kaju), Khoya

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais


Kaju Khoya aur Besan ke Laddoo

Kaju Khoya aur Besan ke Laddoo Recipe Card

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kaju Khoya aur Besan ke Laddoo Recipe

  • Cashewnuts (kaju) coarsely powdered 1/2 cup

  • Khoya 2 cups

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 cup

  • Ghee 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Powdered sugar 1 cup

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus) roasted 2-3 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Melt ghee in a non-stick kadai, add gram flour and sauté on low heat, stirring continuously, for about 15-20 minutes or till gram flour is light brown and fragrant. Add cardamom powder, mix and take the pan off the heat and let the mixture cool slightly.

Step 2

Cook khoya in a non-stick pan for 4-5 minutes or till it melts, cool, add to gram flour mixture and mix well. Add powdered sugar, cashewnut powder and poppy seeds and mix well with your hands. Divide into 12 equal portions and shape each into a laddoo.

Step 3

Serve or store in an airtight container.

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