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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Oats Laddu Recipe-How to make Oats Nuts Ladoo (balls)

This is a very healthy and delicious snack prepared with oats and nuts. These oats balls are great for kids and adults. It can be given to kids as an after school snacks or can be packed in their snack box. You can also take these when travelling. They are delicious and easy to make!! Today let us learn how to make Oats Nuts Laddu following this easy recipe.

Oats Laddu

Oats Laddu

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 5 mins 
 Yields: 9 laddus/balls
 Recipe CategorySnacks
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Quick cooking Oats - 1 cup
   Powdered jaggery -1/3 - 1/2 cup
   Ghee/clarified butter as needed
   Cashew nuts -10
   Raisins -18-20
   Almonds - 5
   Cardamom powder - a pinch


Dry roast oats until it is hot to touch. Cool and powder it.

Powder jaggery and keep it ready. You will get good quality organic jaggery powder in health stores.

Dry roast cashew nuts and almonds separately. Chop it finely or powder it coarsely.


In a bowl, mix together, oats, jaggery, cardamom powder and nuts.

Heat a tsp of ghee, saute the raisins until they puff up and add to the oats mixture.

Melt needed ghee and add to the mixture little at a time. Mix well and make balls. Make sure that the ghee is warm.

Storage and Shelf Life - Store it in an airtight container. Stays good for 15 days at room temperature.

Variations - I experimented this oats laddu by adding extra virgin cold pressed coconut oil instead of ghee, it was very delicious but should be used within 3-4 days.

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  1. Can this oats laddu be done with unrefined cane sugar instead of jaggery

    1. Yes, this laddu can be done with unrefined cane sugar also.

  2. Thank you ... Should the cane sugar be ground

  3. I want to add dates. Should I first dry roast the dates pieces then add this to the oats mixture?

    1. No, you do not have to dry roast dates. Chop it finely and grind with the oats mixture. If you are adding dates, reduce the amount of jaggery and ghee.

  4. If we add the dates, shelf life will reduce, correct? It will stay good for how many days?

    1. No, even if you add dates, it will stay good for a month. Avoid using wet hands.

  5. I made them in like 10 minutes and within minutes they were gone!

  6. Loved it. Simple, healthy, yummy. Looking forward for more👍🏼

  7. Can maple syrup be used instead of jaggery?

  8. Added some dates and reduced the quantity of jaggery. As awesome as ever.

  9. How much quantity of coconut oil to substitute for ghee


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