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Sattu for Teej

Gramflour sattu Ladoo & designer sattu

a Teej dessert from Rajasthan
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Desserts, Sweets and savories, Traditional
Cuisine gluten free, Indian, One pot, Rajasthan, Summer, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 10 ladoos
Calories 267 kcal


  • 1 cup sattu flour (roasted puffy chickpea flour)
  • 3/4 cup jaggery (crushed and powdered)
  • 1/2 cup ghee / clarified butter (use only as needed)
  • 1-2 green cardamom powdered with the jaggery


For Sattu Ladoo

  • Gently roast the sattu flour on a low heat stirring continously for about 3-4 minutes. Set side to cool.
  • Crush and powder the jaggery with 1-2 cardamom pods and set aside.
  • Mix the sattu flour when cool with the crushed jaggery and mix well.
  • Melt the ghee in a small pan and set aside.
  • Add a little ghee to the dry mix and quickly roll that portion into a small ball. (watch the video link in Atta ladoo given above in the content)
  • Store the ladoo in an air-tight container.

for Teej designer Sattu

  • Add two to three tbsp of ghee to the dry mix and knead it into a smooth dough.
  • pat this dough down on a plate or make a dome shape.
  • decorate with nuts and seeds creating patterns.
  • Alternately, you can use natural colours to draw beautiful peacocks, swastik or sceneries on the dough. Imagination is your limit..and edible canvas it is.


Sattu is gram flour made with roasted and puffed chickpeas. These are a popular health food in India. Check your local store if they carry the ready powder.


Calories: 267kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 6gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 22mgPotassium: 474mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13g
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