MICROWAVE BESAN LADDOO
Makes : 15 Preparation and Cooking Time : 30 minutes
3 cups coarse besan [bengal gram/chickpea flour]
2 cups caster sugar
3 tsp ground cardamom
3/4 cup ghee
1/4 cup raisins
Combine ghee and besan in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Remove and stir well. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Remove and stir well. Microwave for another 2 minutes. The besan mixture will have attained a crumbly, golden hue. Remove and allow to cool completely. When cooled, add the sugar, cardamom powder and raisins. Mix well and shape into round balls of desired size. Whole cashewnuts or slivered almonds can be used to garnish the laddoos.