Besan, also known as Indian gram flour, is basically powdered dried chickpeas, widely used in Indian cooking. It is also an important ingredient in beauty products due to its skin lightening properties.
Besan is loaded with health benefits. It has high protein content, low Glycemic Index (GI) and nutritional values that help control diabetes. It is also a key ingredient used in a lot of Indian snacks and sweets. Let’s look at some of the delicacies that use generous amounts of besan in their making.
Besan Ladoo is a sweet dish usually prepared during the festive season. It is made using besan, cardamom powder, kesar, sugar, desi ghee, and dry fruits like almonds, cashew nuts, and raisins.
Chakli is a traditional Indian snack made during festivals and on special occasions. A variety of chaklis can be prepared, with variants in taste and size. Besan chaklis are delicious and make for a great accompaniment to other snacks while sipping on tea or coffee.
- Sweet Boondi
Sweet Boondi is a delicacy made using besan, cardamom powder, ghee, sugar, and oil. It is a must-have in every festival and puja.
Besan Kheer is a delicious dessert made during the festive season. Its main ingredients include besan, sugar, milk, and dry fruits. It has low fat and sugar content.
Besan Halwa finds its origins in Punjab and is one of the simplest recipes to make. Its ingredients include pure ghee, besan, cardamom powder, saffron, sugar, and dry fruits. All the ingredients are stirred in the frying pan for about 15-20 minutes, and the halwa can be served hot or cold according to your preference.
Thus the essential ingredient in a lot of festive delicacies is besan. Wouldn’t these delicacies be a lot more irresistible if the besan being used was organic?
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