Besan ladoo is a popular Indian sweet made during festivals such as Diwali. Besan is a gram flour (chickpea flour) used commonly in the cuisines of the Indian subcontinent. These are easy little sweet treats to make at home. Take note of the changing texture of the gram flour when mixed with the hot ghee: it starts off lumpy, but with a bit of patience, it will turn into a loose, runny paste that smells wonderfully nutty as it roasts in the pan.
Rasgulla is a popular Bengali sweet made of milk and sugar, often found as part of the desserts spread at Diwali. They are easier to make than they may seem. Find out how to make these soft, spongy cheese balls with our step by step recipe.