Dry Fruits Laddu | Nutritious Kids Recipe

Dry Fruits Laddu is one of the amazing recipes to boost energy with nature. It is a high energy snack best for the mid-day snack or evening snack. It is the best way to make your kids to eat dry fruits without any struggles. 

Dry Fruits Laddu

All you need is:

  • Walnuts- 1/4 cup
  • Raisins-1/4 cup
  • Cashew -1/4 cup
  • Almonds-1/4 cup
  • Dates (de-seeded) -1/4 cup
  • Figs- 1/4 cup
  • Honey- 2 tbsp
  • Saffron– 5 strands
  • Dry coconut- 1/2 cup
  • Powdered jaggery (optional)-  1/4 cup
  • Poppy seeds- 1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds- 1 tsp

How to prepare Dry Fruits Laddu?

  1. On a medium heat dry roast almonds and cashews until slightly aromatic.Dry Fruits Laddu
  2. Remove to a plate to cool. Add dates,  figs to the hot pan and just stir them until slightly hot. This is done for shelf life. You can also skip this to prevent slight loss of nutrition.
  3. If using seeds, toast them until they turn aromatic.
  4. When all of them cool down. Add dates,  and figs to a blender. Blend them to a slightly coarse mixture.Dry Fruits Laddu
  5. Remove to a plate and add the cashews and almonds. Pulse them a few times to get a coarse mixture.Dry Fruits Laddu
  6. Remove the entire blended mixture to a plate. If using seeds add them now and just knead or mix well.Dry Fruits Laddu
  7. Divide the mixture to 12 portions and roll to balls. Do not roll them too tightly as the ladoo will turn hard. Gently shape them.Dry Fruits Laddu
  8. Yummy and nutritious dry fruits laddus are ready to eat.Dry Fruits Laddu

Nutritive Values:

  • ENERGY:91kcal
  • IRON:
  • PROTEIN:2g
  • FAT:5g
  • SODIUM:2mg
  • POTASSIUM:167mg
  • FIBRE:2g

Nutritional Benefits:

  • Almonds: Almonds are rich in anti-oxidants and have zero cholesterol. They are known to provide relief from constipation, respiratory issues and heart disorders, besides being great for hair, skin and teeth.
  • Cashews: These nuts are loaded with health benefits and are a rich source of vitamins E and B6.
  • Raisins: Raisins are made from dehydrated grapes. They are good for health and have been known to reduce acidity and help in digestion.
  • Walnuts: This shelled nutty delight is extremely nutritious. It is loaded with vital Omega-3 fatty acids, dietary fibres, proteins, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals.
  • Dates: Rich in vitamins, proteins, minerals and natural sugar and is believed to provide relief from constipation, apart from treating anaemia.
  • Sesame seeds: A good source of energy due to the high-fat content. They contain healthy fats like polyunsaturated fatty acids and Omega-6. They also contain fibre, iron, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus that helps boost energy levels.
  • Poppy seeds: improves digestion. Assist in antioxidant defence. Helps improve cognitive functioning. Assist in red cell formation. Boosts your bone health.

Also Read: CARROT BALLS | Easy, Healthy and Tasty Recipe for Kids

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