OATS, WHEAT FLAKES DRY FRUITS LADOO ( PROTEIN LADOO )

oats wheat flakes dry fruits ladoo protein ladoo

Snacking doesn’t need a reason and many of us do that between meals, after meals, , or just for no reason , mindless snacking without our knowledge we add too many calories and not much nutrition in choice of ingredients .So to stay safe and munch on these protein ladoos, healthy oats wheat flakes dry fruits ladoos. This doesn’t need a festival or occasion to make. With kids and elders in the house,  this is definitely a good healthy treat .No white grains, no sugar recipe.Sure to be useful . basically a no cook recipe, with just couple of minutes to roast the oats , and melt jaggery .If you are used to microwave cooking this can be made even faster.

There are so many ingredients you can add into it making it richer, healthier and perfect snacking option .The young old and kids will love it as a treat .In this recipe I have used few ingredients, you can stick to the basic idea and play around with choice of ingredients , taking both dry and sticky ingredients for easy binding . Use more or less of each and there is no hard and fast rule .Some suggestions at end of recipe for you to incorporate in your recipe .Do check it out .

oats wheat flakes dry fruits ladoos

oats wwheat flakes dry fruits ladoo

oats wheat flakes dry fruits ladoo

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OATS, WHEAT FLAKES DRY FRUITS LADOO ( PROTEIN LADOO )
a healthier way to snack on these yummy oats wheat flakes and dry fruits and nuts rich ladoo .
oats wheat flakes dry fruits ladoo protein ladoo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
oats wheat flakes dry fruits ladoo protein ladoo
Instructions
  1. take a pan , add little ghee and dry roast the oats till golden and fragrant .
  2. dry roast wheat flakes and ragi flakes to make them crisp , but can be used without roasting too.
  3. when both are cooled, powder them coarsely in a mixie.
  4. separately pulse the dry fruits like berries, raisins, dates, figs or what ever dry fruits you are going to use. add the nuts along .
  5. now in a pan , add some ghee, jaggery and without adding water, heat till it starts melting .
  6. add peanut butter to this mixture if you are using .
  7. now add the powdered oats, wheat and ragi flakes along with the pulsed dry fruits and nuts . Add the vanilla essence.
  8. now stir the whole mixture well making sure the melted jaggery butter, mixture is combined with the powdered ingredients and the sticky dry fruits also combined well.
  9. you will see the whole mixture glistening and sticky, try making ladoos out of mixture, by greasing the palm a bit . if you think the mixture s a little dry , add 1-2 tbsp of milk just to enable making ladoos.
  10. if you feel the laddos are too sticky than expected, then add more dry powdered wheat flakes to the mixture, it will dry up and rolling into laddos will be easy .
  11. Next roll in the desiccated coconut mixture , store in fridge and enjoy whenever a treat is needed.
  12. keeping chilled in fridge will help ladoos to stay fresh for long and firm as well .
Recipe Notes

Some health notes about nutrition of seeds , dry fruits used.

Oats (Avena sativa) are a cereal commonly eaten in the form of oatmeal or rolled oats. oats are rich in a specific type of soluble fiber called beta-glucan.

2. Wheat flakes are made from whole wheat, which is much better as it contains more fiber than corn flakes. This is because wheat flakes are loaded with natural wheat bran. they are rich in dietary fiber, which helps in making you feel full for a longer duration.

3.. Black raisins contain no cholesterol. Rather, it helps curb the adverse effects of Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL) or so called ‘bad’ cholesterol found in our body.

 

4.   Black raisins contain no cholesterol. Rather, it helps curb the adverse effects of Low Density Lipoproteins (LDL) or so called ‘bad’ cholesterol found in our body.

 

Sunflower seeds.

1. Promotes Cardiovascular Health
Sunflower seeds contain two nutrients that promote cardiovascular health — vitamin E and folate.

A quarter cup serving of sunflower seeds contains over 60% of the daily value of vitamin E. This essential vitamin performs important antioxidant function and balanced levels of vitamin E have been linked to a lower overall reduced risk of early death from cardiovascular disease

Vitamin E helps neutralize free radicals to protect brain health and cell membranes against redness and swelling.

Additionally, folate has been shown to promote cardiovascular health from birth to old age. Folate and essential fatty acids naturally occur in sunflower seeds and have been associated with cardiovascular health.

2. Phytosterols Promote Healthy Cholesterol Levels

Sunflower seeds contain a high level of phytosterols. These phytosterols have physical properties similar to cholesterol; more than once, research has linked them to supporting healthy cholesterol levels

3. Potent Source of Magnesium

Magnesium deficiency can lead to a variety of health problems that affect the cardiovascular, nervous, and immune systems. The muscles and skeletal system also require magnesium for proper function. Homeopathic practitioners have long used magnesium to promote respiratory function, heart health, and reduced PMS tension.

And a quarter cup serving of sunflower seeds provides more than 25% of the recommended daily value of magnesium. That’s protection for your brain, heart, muscles and more!

4. Supports a Healthy Mood

There’s an added bonus to the magnesium in sunflower seeds, it promotes a healthy mood. Over one hundred years ago, magnesium sulfate was given to patients suffering from depression. Its success, as well as its safety, made it a valuable option. Today magnesium plays an essential role in homeopathic therapies for mental health.

5. Contains Selenium:

A Powerful Antioxidant and Great for Thyroid Health

Sunflower seeds contain selenium, an essential nutrient. Studies have found it plays a role in antioxidant function and helps reduce redness and swelling in the body. It also has recently been identified for its critical role in thyroid hormone metabolism.

 

Health benefits of cranberries..

As far as healthy foods go, cranberries are at the top of the list due to their high nutrient and antioxidant content and are often referred to as a "super food." Not to mention, half a cup of cranberries contains only 25 calories!

The possible health benefits of consuming cranberries include lowered risk of urinary tract infections, prevention of certain types of cancer, improved immune function, decreased blood pressure and more.

Health benefits of blueberries

Blueberries rank only second to strawberries in popularity of berries. Blueberries are not only popular, but also repeatedly ranked in the U.S. diet as having one of the highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, spices and seasonings.

Antioxidants are essential to optimizing health by helping to combat the free radicals that can damage cellular structures as well as DNA.

Natural medicine has long held that these round purple berries give long-life health benefits that far exceed their tiny size. Native to North America, blueberries are rich in proanthocyanidin, contributing to blueberry benefits that include fighting cancer, losing weight and glowing, young skin.

 

Blueberries are also rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese and other antioxidants that lead to its numerous other health benefits.

 

 

 

notes..

 

  1. you can make this ladoo as rich as you like by adding roasted  mava as well.this tastes real yummy and you can try this kind of recipe for festivals .
  2. choose sticky dry fruits in the quantity required to bind the dry ingredients as we do not use sugar syrup or too much jaggery.
  3. adding vanilla essence is optional, you can ad cardamom powder if you prefer,
  4. Adding few drops of milk will enable easy rolling of ladoos.
  5. preparation of the ladoo is similar to rava ladoo except we do not make syrup or add sugar.
  6. rolling in desiccated coconut is optional .
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