Diwali 2022: Besan Ke Ladoo By Chef Ranveer Brar Spells Magic

Indian festivities and sweets go hand in hand. Can you imagine a festival without sweets? No. Not even just festivals, even the smallest of the happy occasions in our life calls for something meetha. Diwali is almost here, and all sweet shops are decked up to offer some of the delicious desserts that you might be waiting to have the entire year. 

There are so many desserts that are staples to this festival. Along with soan papdi and kaju katli of course, there is gulab jamun, rasmalai, and besan ke ladoo. Besan ke ladoo needs no introduction. These ladoos spell indulgence in every bite and can take away all your sorrows. Almost every single person can make besan ke ladoo but not everyone makes it perfectly. Right from roasting the besan properly to adding the right amount of sugar, the besan ka ladoo-making process needs much patience and attention. And why not, it deserves so.

I know you want to make besan ke ladoo at home this year. Let us make it easy for you. Celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar has shared a recipe of besan ke ladoo on his Instagram account and believe me, every single bite of this ladoo spells magic. Wanna know the recipe? Follow the steps below and have a sweeeet Diwali!

Preparation time: 5-10 minutes

Cooking time: 15-20 minutes

Serving: 4-6


  • 2 cups besan
  • ½ cup ghee
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ cup Cashew nuts (chopped)
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

For Garnish

  • Silver varq
  • Pistachios (sliced)


  • In a kadai, add besan and, roast it for a small time to get rid of the smell.
  • Add turmeric powder to get a better colour.
  • Now, add ghee to besan, and roast it well.
  • Add 1 tsp of ghee for roasting of cashew in the mixture, add chopped cashew
  • Keep the mixture for cooling at room temperature.
  • Now, add cardamom powder and powdered sugar in it and mix it well.
  • Start shaping the ladoos.
  • Once prepared, garnish with silver varq and serve.

Chef Ranveer Brar has sorted this for you, right? Do make these ladoos and let us know if you liked them.