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Gond Laddoo

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10-12minutes
  • Cook Time: 15minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minute
  • Category: High Energy
  • Method: Stir fry
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Gond Laddoo, a winter special energy dense food. This helps to keep your body warm and provide extra burst of energy needed t overcome the lethargy in winters. Gond is known to boost stamina and health, helping one keep away from falling sick due to cold and cough. These laddoos help lubricate joints and are extremely powerful to reduce back pain as well as other joint pains. These are highly recommended to women post delivery to avoid aches and pains.


Ingredients

Whole wheat flour – 200g

Powdered sugar  or sugar free – 1/2 cup

Coconut oil or pure ghee – 1.5 tbsp

Gond – 30g

Almond (churned in a mixer) – 1 tbsp

Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp


Instructions

  1. Heat  Ghee or coconut oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Roast almonds and nuts of your choice until golden colour. Stir occasionally. Remove and keep aside.
  2. Ghee or Coconut oil should be medium hot to fry gond. Coarsely crush gond with the help of a rolling pin. Mix it with nuts. Keep aside in a tray.
  3. Sauté whole wheat flour stirring continuously until deep golden.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients including cardamom powder. Mix well till the temperature slightly comes down.To make laddoos, take small portions of the cooked mixture and roll in between palms to make it round in shape.
  5. Store laddoos in an air tight container, cool & dry place.

Notes

You can add chopped pistachios, walnuts or macadamia nuts along with almonds. Few strings of saffron can be added too. For better taste use coarsely grounded whole wheat flour in place of regular whole wheat flour.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 130Kcal
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Protein: 6g

Keywords: Vegetarian, High energy balls, Post pregnancy food, Bone healthy food, Energy balls, Winter food, Winter snack, Healthy snack.

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