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protein laddoo

Protein Laddoo - healthy and tasty kids snack recipe

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Andhra, Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Calories 90 kcal
Author Bindu

Ingredients

  • 170 grams or 3/4 cup black gram/urad dal
  • 30 grams or 1/3 cup oats
  • 35 grams or 1/4 cup cashew nuts
  • 35 grams or 1/4 cup almonds
  • 80 grams 1/2 cup ragi/finger millets flour
  • 200 grams jaggery powder
  • 75 ml ghee/clarified butter
  • 5 cardamom pods

Instructions

Rinsing and drying Black gram.

  1. rinse urad dal/black gram until the water comes out clean.
  2. wash very quickly and strain out the water immediately.
  3. put them on a clean dry cloth and rub until the moisture disappears.

  4. keep under the ceiling fan or in sunlight for 15-20 minutes.

Dry Roasting.

  1. roast cashew nuts, almonds for 2-3 minutes and set aside.
  2. dry roast oats for 2 minutes and keep aside.
  3. next, put the black gram and roast until you feel nice flavor or until they turn into light brown color.it takes 10-15 minutes approximately.

Grinding.

  1. grind all the roasted ingredients one by one and keep aside.

Mixing.

  1. melt 2 - 3 tbsp of ghee in a pan.
  2. add finger millets/ragi flour and sauté for 2-3 minutes until the raw flavor disappears.
  3. add oats powder, cashew nuts&almond powder, black gram powder and cane sugar or jaggery powder.
  4. mix for 2-3 minutes on low heat and turn off the heat.

Making Laddoos.

  1. take melted ghee and pour 2-3 tbsp in a small part of the mixture.
  2. mix that part really well.take a fistful of mixture and shape into laddoo packing tightly.
  3. for a variation, you can use honey to make laddoos.