Dry fruits Laddus are normally made in winter as a warm food. Ingredients used in these laddus have amazing health benefits like almonds are good for the brain, dried dates have Fiber, calcium and iron ,ghee is rich in good fats which is very important for health. So these laddus are given to lactating mothers as well as pregnant women as nutritious food in a confinement diet. Dry fruits help to boost immunity and are a very healthy snacks option for kids as well as adults. Dry fruits laddu is one of the best ways to have dry fruits as a part of your diet.
Dry fruits laddu is an instant and healthy laddu prepared with only dry fruits without any jaggery or sugar. This healthy laddu does not even require edible gum to form the round shape. Seedless dates are coarsely grounded to act as edible gum and to give the sweetness to this tasty, healthy laddu.
Let’s see the ingredients required and preparation method as below.
Preparation Method :
Take 1 cup of seedless dates in a blender and dry blend around 4-5 pulses. Make sure to blend dates into large and irregularly shaped pieces and keep them aside.
Finely chop pistachios, Cashews, and almonds. Avoid powder them as you may not enjoy the crunchy bites of the laddu.
Take a frying pan and add one tablespoon of ghee.
Add the finely chopped pistachios, Cashews, and almonds and the brown raisins.
Fry the dry fruits added on a medium flame for 3-4 minutes till they change colour slightly.
Then add the dates which are blended already.
Continue to fry on medium flame smashing dates with a spoon, this helps dates to mix uniformly with other dry fruits.
Add cardamom powder to give the sweet smell and a good taste.
Saute till the dates start releasing the oil.
Turn off the flame and take off the pan from the stove and let it cool for a few minutes
Start making laddus when the mixture is still hot. If the mixture is completely cool then making perfect laddus is not possible.
You can now serve the tasty dry fruit laddus or store them in an airtight container.
Benefits of having Dry fruit laddus :
Helps in lowering the bad cholesterol and blood pressure. Acts as an amazing energy source. Makes bones strong. Helps in maintaining weight. Good for healthy eyes. Raisins are a rich source of fiber content, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals. They help relieve constipation, prevents Anemia and protects your teeth.