Showing posts with label Oats. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Oats. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Rose Petals Laddu.

Preparing Laadu in a healthy way is always my pleasure. I do use lots of dry fruits, jaggery, and other ingredients. It not only provides energy, it also fills the stomach and good for all age group.
Healthy laddu provide energy, vitamins and minerals to our body.


Rose petals are used here to add natural flavour of rose. The roses are from our pot plants. The roses are slightly pink and good for health.
This time I have used Oats, lion dates, wheat flour and some dry fruits like raisins, cashews.  Use little jaggery to add little more sweet. Rose petals adds to the natural flavour of Roses.
Let us see the recipe now :

Things Needed :

Oats : 250 Grams
Wheat flour : 2 Cup
Jaggery : 1/2 Cup (Powdered).
Poppy seeds : 2 to 3 Tablespoons
Lion Dates : 500 Grams
Raisins : 1 Cup
Cashews : 10 to 12 (Cut into small pieces.
Rose Petals : 4 to 5 Rose flowers.



Method :

1. Wash and dry rose petals.

2. Dry roast oats and dry grind it. Remove the seeds from dates and smash dates and make it soft.


3. Dry roast wheat flour till the raw smell goes off.
4. Add poppy seeds to dry roasted wheat flour and put of the fire. Put dry roasted ingredients, soft dates to a  a big bowl. Mix it well.


5. Keep a pan on the fire and put jaggery and 1/4 cup or little less water. Let the jaggery melt.
6. Keep stirring till it turn one string consistency.


7. Add rose petals and stir for 5 to 6 minutes.


8. Pour this jaggery on the top of dry ground oats and wheat flour.


9. Keep a small pan on the fire and and put 2 to 3 tbs of ghee. Add raisins and let it bubble up.
Add cashews and fry.  Pour this cashew - raisins to powdered ingredients.


10. Now mix all the ingredients nicely and make laadu/Unde.

11. Have a Oats - wheat - Dates laadu as evening snack. It is one of the best snack for kids. So while preparing snack box add this unde.


12. Serve or eat whenever you like it.


Note :

If you find the ingredients are dry and if you are not able to prepare laddu, use 1/4 glass of hot milk or 2 to 3 tbs of melted ghee. So that you can nicely prepare laddu. Remember, milk added laddu get might get spoiled, so it is better to keep them in the fridge.
Time : 40 Minutes.
50 Small Laadu can be prepared. (According to  size).

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Almonds - Oats - Ragi Laddu

Laddu/Laadu/Unde as we call it a sweet round ball of different healthy ingredients like jaggery or sugar, ghee and other ingredients. I always prepare varieties of laddu, and I do give it to our relatives and friends. Here I have prepared Rag and Oats laddu with dry fruits like almonds and raisins.
I have used Oats, almonds, raisins, ragi flour/finger millet flour and jaggery.


Oats are very rich in fiber and good for diet. Almonds filled with minerals and vitamins. Ragi flour is gluten free and good iron content.Raisins are best dry fruit and loaded with good health benefits. Jaggery provides energy and take care of our health.
Let us see the recipe now :

Things Needed :

Sesame Seeds : 2 Tablespoons
Oats : 250 Grams
Ragi /Finger Millet flour : 2 Cups
Almonds : 1 Small Cup
Raisins : 1 Small Cup
Jaggery : 1 1/2 Cups
Ghee : 1 Small Cup
Dates : 1 Big Bowl

Method :

1. Dry roast sesane seeds,  finger millet and Oats till the raw smell disappear. (Dry roast in low flame).


2. Dry grind Almonds, sesame seeds, Oats separately and remove it to a big bowl.



3. Powder Jaggery and keep it aside.
Remove the seeds from dates and smash the dates and see that it turns as one bundle.

3.Keep a pan and put powdered jaggery and 1/2 cup of water. Let it melt completely.
4. Sieve the liquid jaggery and keep it aside.

5. Now keep a pan on the fire and heat. Put cleaned jaggery and stir till it turns into one string consistency.
6. Add raisins and mix it well and stir for  a minute.


7. Put powdered Oats, Almonds and dry roasted Ragi/Finger Millet. Mix the ingredients nicely.
8. Pour jaggery mixture on the top of Ragi - Oats - Almonds powder. Do not pour at once. (
Add it little by little).


9. Add a cup of ghee and mix the ingredients nicely.

10. Take a small amount of laddu mixture and give a laddu shape. ( Round Ball shape).


11. Repeat the same and prepare all the laddu. Let it cool completely.


12. Store in a air tight box. Eat or Serve as you wish to.

Note :

The jaggery consistency should be Little more than one string consistency. Adding any nuts on the top is optional. Frying raisins in ghee is optional. I have used it with out frying. Use of more ghee is optional. You can add little more melted ghee, if you feel that laddu mixture is dry and not able to prepare laddu. (If it dries up it breaks while you are making laddu).
You can also use organic joni bella to prepare the laddu. No need to clean it.
Time : 30 to 40 Minutes.
Serves : 25 to 30 Laddus.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Oats - Raagi - Almonds and Dates Laddu

Oats -Ragi - Almond -Dates Laddu Is yummy laddu.


It is easy, delicious and you can munch at any time of the day without hesitating because it is loaded with healthy ingredients.
Oats -Ragi - Almond -Dates Laddu Is yummy laddu.It is easy, delicious and you can munch at any time of the day without hesitating because it is loaded with healthy ingredients.It is good for all age group and will love to have them.
I have used oats, raagi flour, almonds, little sesame seeds, dates and little jaggery.
Let us see the recipe now :

Things Needed :

Oats : 2 To 3 Cups
Raagi Flour : 2 Cups
Sesame Seeds : 1 Tablespoon
Jaggery : 1 Cup (Powdered)
Dates : 1 Cup
Almonds : 1 Small Cups
Raisins : 2 to 3 Tablespoons


Method :

1.  Dry roast 2 cups of Oats, 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds and 2 Cups of Raagi flour and let it cool.


 2.  Dry grind oats, Almonds and sesame seeds.






3. Take 1 cup full of dates, remove the seeds from dates and cut in to small pieces.


4  .Now put 1 cup full Powdered jaggery to a big bowl.Add 1/2 cup of water and mix it well.
5.  Keep this jaggery on the fire and let it boil for 2 minutes. Sieve this jaggery mixture.


6.  Now keep a pan on the fire and put cleaned jaggery and boil it till it turns one string consistency.
Add raisins to it.

7.  Pour the jaggery mixture to the bowl and add ghee. Mix it slowly.
8. Add 1 /2 Cup ghee and cut dates pieces. Slowly mix all the ingredients nicely. (It is bit hot because of jaggery mixture).


9. Take a handful of the mixture and prepare laddu.


10. Let it cool. Store them in airtight box or bottle and munch whenever you want to.

Notes :

Fry oats and raagi on low flame.
Fry sesame seeds till it spluteer and turn golden brown. It adds to the taste.
Dry grind sesame seeds with roasted oats.
Use of jaggery can be minimized by using more dates
Adding more/less ghee is optional.
Adding coconut is optional. I have not added coconut or dry coconut. Laddu stay longer period if you skip using coconut.
Time : 30 Minutes.
Serves : 30 to 40 Laddus can be prepared.

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My name is Nalini Somayaji. Teaching is my profession. Cooking is my passion. Reading, travelling, visiting new places, having fun with kids are some of the hobbies I can say. My recipes are Healthy, quick, easy and simple. Grown up being a traditional family member I love and respect Indian culture and traditions. Love classical dance and music.
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