Peanut Oats and Jaggery Balls are sweetened with jaggery. Jaggery has immense health benefits as it is rich in vitamins and minerals. It is a great immunity booster and blood purifier, as well as a natural cleanser that efficiently cleans the respiratory tract, lungs and food pipe and stomach!

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Peanut, Oats, and Jaggery Balls [Vegan]

Calories

2155

Cooking Time

30

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shelled peanuts
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 and 1/2 cups jaggery, crumbled
  • A small pinch salt (avoid if using peanut butter)
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Preparation

  1. Take peanuts in a baking tray. Preheat oven to 300°F. Set timer for 15 minutes. Toast the peanuts till they begin to crackle and turn golden. Or, take peanuts in a thick bottom wok. Roast till they crackle and become golden. Keep stirring during the process of roasting. Take oats in a thick bottom wok. Roast on medium flame until they become slightly crisp and the color just begins to change. Let the oats cool.
  2. Take warm roasted nuts in a grinder and grind them to get a fine powder.  Grind until the nuts begin to turn buttery. This will bind the balls well.
  3. Grind oats to a fine powder.
  4. Transfer ground nuts and oats to a deep bowl. Add salt. Mix well.
  5. Take crumbled jaggery and add to the mixture. Mix with hands. Break lumps of jaggery if any.
  6. Take a handful of mixture and shape into ball pressing the mixture tightly with your fingers. Use only one hand to shape laddu.
  7. In case if the mixture seems a bit dry, add more jaggery.
  8. Store in an airtight container.

Notes

Use the winter jaggery that comes in cakes/blocks and is unrefined, soft and pliable. Do not use jaggery powder. It will not bind the mixture.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 2155 | Total Carbs: 319g | Total Fat: 83g | Total Protein: 64g | Total Sodium: 29mg | Total Sugar: 7g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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