Sunday, 3 November 2013

Chane peeta Undo/ Besan Laddoos


 Chane peeta undo or Besan Ladoos Besan is a sweet dish made from chickpea flour or  "Besan" in Hindi .Usually made during festivities but you can make them anytime. Laddoo is a hindi word for sweet balls which could be made out of besan, wheat flour, pure semolina and so on ... My mom used to prepare Besan laddoo which freshly ground chickpeas . Nowadays due to time constraint we use readymade Besan flour. The laddoos tastes great when made from freshly ground chickpeas. Anyways now let check the recipe of Besan laddoo or chane peeta Undo.

  • Ingredients:
  • 1-1/2 cups Besan (chane peeta in konkani or chick pea flour ) ,
  • 4 tbsp chiroti rawa ,
  • 3/4th cup sugar 
  • 1/2 cup Ghee,
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder(just for flavour)
  • Chopped almonds or cashews for garnishing.


  • Dry roast Besan  and semolina together until it liberates its aroma. Be sure not to burn it . The flour will start to change its color from yellow to golden brown (as in picture). This is where you should add ghee. close the heat .
  • Now add sugar and cardomom powder . Mix well.
  • Let the mixture  cool upto room temperature or  until you can make balls out of it(Remember , this mixture is really hot).
  • Now apply some ghee to your palm. Take a tablespoon of mixture and press it with your other palm to form a ping-pong ball.
  • Repeat the same with rest of the mixture.
  • Garnish with almonds.

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