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Dates and Dry Fruits Laddu (खजूर के लड्डू)

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Dates and Dry Fruits Laddu (खजूर के लड्डू) is considered to be the superlative of essential nutrients and are very beneficial for health. It is a Indian version to power protein bar that is packed with goodness and wholeness of dry fruits and nuts.

Regional Dish: North India, Maharashtra

Cuisine Style: Delhi | Cooking Time 15 mins | Take it as such| Type  Sweet| Shelf Life : 6 day| Quantity : 10 Servings.

Appx. Nutritional values calculated for 1 serving:

Calories (245Kcal), Carbohydrates (25g), Protein (3.5g), Fat (14g)

Ingredients:

  • 1 /2 cup dates pitted and chopped ( soft type)
  • 1/2 cup dry apricots chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry figs chopped
  • 1/2 cup  dry roasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup  dry roasted cashew nuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup dry coconut powder
  • 1/4 dry roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup dry roasted phool makhana ( Puffed lotus flower seeds)
  • 2 tbsp. Honey
  • 1 tsp. cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup dried coconut powder
  • 1/4 cup  dry roasted poppy seeds to roll laddus

Method:

  1. Once all the ingredients are dry roasted, allow them to cool.
  2. Later coarsely grind ( almonds, cashew nuts, sesame seeds, makhana, coconut, sunflower seeds) and put it in a wide plate.
  3. Now take the chopped dates, figs, apricots and raisins and grind to a fine paste and add this to the above prepared nut powder.
  4. Add honey and cardamom powder and mix all the mixture to form a sticky yet coarse crumble that when pressed should form a ladoo.
  5. If it is not forming ladoo we can add some more honey or grind more dates and mix it.
  6. Finally our ladoo’s are formed which are rolled in poppy seeds and ready to be served.

Variations: Use Walnuts, Pistachios, Sugar, jiggery, flax seed powder, agave nectar, edible gum, oats, pecans, cranberries, dry prunes.

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