Besan-Cashew Khoya laddo | Festive Sweet Recipe

In my previous post ,homemade instant khoya I promised to share the recipe I made with it and it is nothing than this ladoo.This ia an addictive,tasty and delicious laddoo with besan,mawa & cashew.Sugar is used as a sweetener in it but you can also use try this easy sweet for Diwali and share with friends.

Preparation time:15 mins
cooking time: 5 mins
Recipe type: sweet/dessert
Recipe Cuisine: India
Author: Babitha
Makes: 12-15 ladoos


  • Besan flour/kadalai mavoo-1\2 cup
  • crumbled khoya(mawa)-3\4 cup
  • sugar-1\2 cup ( adjust)
  • cashew nuts-1\4 cup
  • ghee-2 tbsp
  • cardamon powder-1\2 tsp 


1.Dry roast cashew for few seconds with our burning it.Then add a tsp of ghee and roast the besan flour well till its raw smell vanishes.Cool a bit.

2.To a dry mixer first add cashew and grind a bit,then add roasted besan flour,crumbled mawa/khoya, sugar, cardamon powder and little ghee.Grind it to a fine powder.

3.Makes balls of it. That's it tasty ladoo is ready.

Since it has milk solids consume with a day or two. For further use keep it refrigerated.

“This recipe is been created for The Urban Spice and KitchenAid India Diwali Contest”


1. Instead of sugar you can even use jaggery.


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