energy balls recipe | protein balls recipe | protein ladoo | energy laddu

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energy balls recipe | protein balls recipe | protein ladoo | energy laddu with detailed photo and video recipe. one of the healthy and nutritional indian laddu recipe made with a combination of dry fruits and seeds. it is a perfect weight-reducing snack dessert recipe which helps to control the hunger and provides the required nutrient. generally, these balls are made with store-bought protein powder with chemical ingredients, but this recipe is organic.
energy balls recipeenergy balls recipe | protein balls recipe | protein ladoo | energy laddu with step by step photo and video recipe. indian sweets and desserts are one thing which cannot be easily avoided. these are so good to taste and for your tongue but produces a large number of calories to your body which can be harmful. to mitigate this craving we can produce the same indian sweets and laddu’s without sugar, ghee and oil yet produce the same taste and flavour.

when i started my blog, i used to get a lot of requests for traditional indian sweets recipes. be it a laddu, barfi or any milk-based desserts, it was a frequent request in my mailbox. but the pattern has changed drastically now. i do get a lot of requests to have healthy and weight loss snacks and desserts recipes. especially during this lock downtime, we try to consume more junk and gain unnecessary calories. keeping all these in mind, i am presenting you with a healthy no sugar, no ghee or oil dessert snack recipe made with seeds and dry fruits. you may also call this energy balls or protein balls or even protein ladoo as it supplies all the required nutrient and thus satisfying the hunger. basically, you would feel full and consume less junk which eventually helps with weight loss.

protein balls recipe

furthermore, i would also like to mention some more tips, suggestions and variants to the protein balls recipe. firstly, this recipe is sugarless but does not mean, the diabetic patient can consume it. it does have a sufficient amount of sweetness in it from jaggery and dry fruits hence avoid it. secondly, there is no hard and fast rule to shape these snack as balls or like laddu. you may shape it like barfi, bar or even like sticks as per your choice. lastly, these energy laddus can be easily stored in a dry or moist free container with a shelf life of more than a week. you may serve these for morning breakfast with a glass of milk, or as an evening snack with a choice of fruit juice.

finally, i request you to check my other related indian sweets recipes with this post of energy balls recipe. it mainly includes my other related recipes like energy bar, roti ke laddu, urad dal ladoo, besan ladoo, kobbari laddu, badam ladoo, biscuit ladoo, aval laddu, aate ki pinni, moong dal ladoo. further to these i would also like to mention my other related recipe categories like,

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energy balls recipe

energy balls recipe | protein balls recipe | protein ladoo | energy laddu

HEBBARS KITCHEN
easy energy balls recipe | protein balls recipe | protein ladoo | energy laddu
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Servings 15 Servings
Calories 184 kcal


Ingredients
 

  • ½ cup peanuts
  • ½ cup sesame
  • 2 tbsp almonds
  • 2 tbsp pistachios
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup dry coconut (grated)
  • 2 anjeer (chopped)
  • 2 dates (chopped)
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • cup jaggery
  • ¼ cup water

Instructions
 

  • firstly, in a thick bottomed pan take ½ cup peanuts.
  • roast on low flame until it turns crunchy and golden.
  • cool completely, and blend to a coarse powder.
  • transfer the peanut powder into a large bowl and keep it aside.
  • in a pan roast ½ cup sesame. you can use black or white sesame.
  • roast until the sesame turns aromatic and starts to pop out.
  • cool completely, and blend to a coarse powder.
  • transfer the sesame powder into the same large bowl and keep it aside.
  • further take 2 tbsp almonds, 2 tbsp pistachios and roast until they turn crunchy.
  • also add 2 tbsp sunflower seeds, 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds and roast well.
  • cool completely, and blend to a coarse powder.
  • transfer the nuts powder into the same large bowl and keep it aside.
  • now take ½ cup dry coconut and roast on low flame.
  • roast until the coconut turns aromatic and slightly golden brown.
  • transfer the roasted coconut into the same large bowl/
  • also add 2 anjeer, 2 dates, ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  • mix until everything is well combined. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai take 1½ cup jaggery and ¼ cup water.
  • stir and boil until the jaggery syrup attains 1 string consistency.
  • now add in prepared protein powder mix and mix well.
  • combine well making sure everything is well combined.
  • the mixture will start to thickens after a minute.
  • transfer the mixture to a large plate. allow to cool slightly, this helps to hold the shape.
  • now prepare the ladoo of the size of your choice.
  • finally, enjoy protein balls or energy balls for a month when stored in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 3gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 122mgFiber: 2gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 6IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 1mg


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how to make energy balls with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a thick bottomed pan take ½ cup peanuts.
  2. roast on low flame until it turns crunchy and golden.
  3. cool completely, and blend to a coarse powder.
  4. transfer the peanut powder into a large bowl and keep it aside.
  5. in a pan roast ½ cup sesame. you can use black or white sesame.
  6. roast until the sesame turns aromatic and starts to pop out.
  7. cool completely, and blend to a coarse powder.
  8. transfer the sesame powder into the same large bowl and keep it aside.
  9. further take 2 tbsp almonds, 2 tbsp pistachios and roast until they turn crunchy.
  10. also add 2 tbsp sunflower seeds, 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds and roast well.
  11. cool completely, and blend to a coarse powder.
  12. transfer the nuts powder into the same large bowl and keep it aside.
  13. now take ½ cup dry coconut and roast on low flame.
  14. roast until the coconut turns aromatic and slightly golden brown.
  15. transfer the roasted coconut into the same large bowl.
  16. also add 2 anjeer, 2 dates, ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  17. mix until everything is well combined. keep aside.
  18. in a large kadai take 1½ cup jaggery and ¼ cup water. i have used marayoor jaggery which is prepared from condensed sugar cane juice.
  19. stir and boil until the jaggery syrup attains 1 string consistency.
  20. now add in prepared protein powder mix and mix well.
  21. combine well making sure everything is well combined.
  22. the mixture will start to thickens after a minute.
  23. transfer the mixture to a large plate. allow to cool slightly, this helps to hold the shape. i have greased the plate with ghee to prevent it from sticking.
  24. now prepare the ladoo of the size of your choice.
  25. finally, enjoy protein balls or energy balls for a month when stored in an airtight container.
    protein balls recipe

notes:

  • firstly, you can mix and match with nuts, seeds and dry fruits of your choice.
  • also, if you like the ladoo to be slightly hard then cook the jaggery syrup a little more.
  • additionally, adding a tsp of ghee in jaggery syrup will enhance the flavour of ladoo and looks shiny.
  • finally, protein balls or energy balls recipe tastes great when prepared with fresh ingredients.

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2 COMMENTS

    • Dry coconut is known as COPRA in India and is made by removing the husk of the mature coconut and then dried in sun rays.Yes… you can use dessicated coconut for preparing energy balls.

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