Hemp-Based Diwali Recipes
By Chef Santosh Tamang
What better way to celebrate Diwali, which is just around the corner, than by cooking something special and delectable for your loved ones? Make delicious and nutritious Diwali sweets with hemp to fill your home with a beautiful aroma during this festival of lights.
Hemp Besan Ladoo
1 Cup Besan/Gram Flour
One fourth Cup Ghee
Half Cup Powdered Sugar
1 tsp Hemp Hearts
Half tsp Cardamom Powder
1 tsp Hemp Powder
10 Almonds for Garnishing
Dry roast the besan on medium flame for about 10-15mins, keep stirring. Its raw taste should not be there.
Add ghee and mix well.
Cook the besan till fat separates for about 8-10 minutes and turn off the flame.
Add sugar cardamom powder and hemp powder. Mix well so that there are no lumps.. Let the mixture cool completely. Once the mixture is cool, add hemp hearts.
Grease your hands with ghee and start forming laddoos. Make smooth and round laddoos. Decorate with Almonds.
Serve or store in an airtight container.