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Friday, June 26, 2015

Peanut - Oats - Beaten Rice Flakes Laddu

Though it looks like I am on a peanut spree going by my posts this week, I am not. I did not realize that the recipes I picked from Priya's blog to post this week were all peanut based until I sat down to draft them. I had originally planned a breakfast dish for today and already had it ready in my drafts. However I changed my mind as I wanted to end the week on a sweet note with these laddus. As Priya pointed out these power packed laddus are vegan, gluten free and they taste yummy. They don't need any ghee / milk to shape the laddus as the peanuts and jaggery act as the binding agents.

Ingredients: (Yield 8 laddus)
1/2 cup toasted and skinned peanuts
1/4 cup almonds (or replace with peanuts)
1/2 cup poha / beaten rice flakes
1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup powdered jaggery (Adjust the quantity as needed.)
1/8 tsp. ground cardamom

* Toast oats and poha individually until they are crisp. Let them cool. 
* Grind poha, oats, almonds and peanuts individually in a food processor or a blender until they are powdered fine. (Make sure to grind poha finely. Biting into laddus with coarsely ground poha is not fun.)
* Now combine all the powders, jaggery and cardamom in the food processor and pulse them a few times to combine. 
* Transfer the mixture onto a wide plate. Fist a handful of the mixture and shape it into a ball. Repeat the step with the remaining mixture to shape lime sized balls.
* Store them in airtight container and enjoy.

This is my entry to Blogging marathon #53. Check the link to see what other marathoners have come up with today.



Sarita said...

Wow ! What a great healthy pack., love these laddus., yummy.

sushma said...

Wow such a healthy ladoo. Must try.

praba bubesh said...

new and healthy ladoo..looks tempting..

Archana Potdar said...

Delicious ladoos. I loved these.

Sowmya :) said...

That's one health ladoo recipe....and your pic is beautiful

Pavani N said...

What a healthy, nutritious and delicious looking laddoos.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Awesome pictures and those laddus look too good.

Priya Suresh said...

Am in love with this laddoos, just want to grab and have some..

Chef Mireille said...

what a healthy laddoo

Kalyani said...

V healthy and yummilicious .. I tried ur microwave karela chips Suma and we loved it a lot :-)))

Harini-Jaya R said...

Love the healthy power packed laddu. It is a boon for people like me with a sweet tooth :)

Varadas Kitchen said...

A very unique and healthy combination.