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Roasted Poha Laddu

>>  Thursday, June 18, 2015

For the second day of Guilt free Indulgence, I have a laddo made with Poha or Flatten Rice made with Jaggary and nuts. When it comes to Indian Sweets, Laddu feature a lot in terms of easy preparation and so much variety. 

We use both sugar and jaggary for all sorts of laddos. With Sugar, the laddos naturally taste great, like the Rava Ladoo. That's one of Amma's signature dish and one made quite frequently at home. Apart from these laddoos, we can make Laddos with anything and everything.

While the laddos with sugar is always tasty, the laddos with jaggary takes getting used to it. We have grown up eating the laddos with jaggary. Now with everybody being so health conscious and wanting to avoid refined ingredients, many have resorted to jaggary etc.

Roasted Poha Laddu

Ingredients Needed:

Thick Poha - 1 cup
Jaggary, grated - 3/4 cup
Grated Fresh Coconut - 3 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tsp

How to make Roasted Poha Laddoo

Wash and dry the poha. Roast the poha over hot kadai with little ghee and let it cool.

Once its cooled, pulse it to a fine powder. Add jaggary to the mixer and grind it along. Let it come together.

Transfer to a bowl and add fresh coconut. Make tight balls.

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19 comments :

Priya Srinivasan June 18, 2015 at 12:33 AM  

I love jaggery sweets more than sugar these days valli. Looks totally yumm. Flavorful treat!!!

Sapana Behl June 18, 2015 at 1:09 AM  

I would love to indulge in those laddos anytime.

Usha June 18, 2015 at 2:01 AM  

Yes, laddos are mother of all Indian sweets. Poha laddu looks delicious.

Varadas Kitchen June 18, 2015 at 8:28 AM  

I have never tasted poha ladoo. But my mom used to make ladoos with jaggery. Poha and coconut sounds tasty.

vaishali sabnani June 18, 2015 at 8:35 AM  

Hmm..yum. Ladoo ! Anytime , I have a special corner in the tummy which can store the ladoo anytime. Love the Poha idea.

Kalyani June 18, 2015 at 11:47 AM  

My EO loves most forms of ladoo . So Gotto to make this for her

sushma June 18, 2015 at 10:02 PM  

Lovely looking ladoo. Bookmarked.

Padmajha PJ June 19, 2015 at 3:39 PM  

That really a healthy snack. I have poha that needs to be used. Will try this...

Priya Suresh June 20, 2015 at 12:52 AM  

Would love to grab and have some laddoos now, my favourite poha laddoo..

Chef Mireille June 21, 2015 at 9:10 AM  

I grew up eating Brown sugar rather than white so jaggery taste does not seem so strange. Nice healthy treat

veena krishnakumar June 21, 2015 at 4:54 PM  

Nvevr tried loaddo with aval. Must try this soon. Looks inviting

Archana Potdar June 21, 2015 at 8:21 PM  

Looks yum Valli. Needless to say I plan to make it for myself.

praba bubesh June 22, 2015 at 1:16 AM  

lovely healthy ladoos..really a quick and yummy recipe...

Ruchi Indu June 22, 2015 at 4:07 PM  

healthy yummy laddoos

Sandhya Ramakrishnan June 22, 2015 at 7:57 PM  

We love jaggery more than the sugar, but like you said for some one who did not grow up eating jaggery, it is an acquired taste. The laddoos are so simple to make. Trying it out soon :)

Pavani N June 22, 2015 at 11:31 PM  

Poha and jaggery laddoos sound so healthy & delicious.

Harini-Jaya R June 23, 2015 at 7:18 AM  

Simple and delicious laddus, Valli.

Sowmya :) June 24, 2015 at 9:03 AM  

Tasty and totally guilt free is the dream combo! This looks lovely!

sneha datar July 9, 2015 at 2:06 PM  

Guilt free and delicious laddu

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