1 cup oats
1 cup sesame or peanuts
3 to 4 pods of cardamom
1.5 cup jaggery / sugarcane / palm jaggery / coconut palm sugar
Having too many sweets are not very good for health, especially for children. What if we make a dish that is both healthy and sweet? It is a win-win situation. Oats sesame ladoo is a healthy snack. You can send it in the snack box or give it as an after school or evening snack. These ladoos are tasty. The taste is usually the trick to get children or adults like certain food. The roasted sesame seeds along with oats and cardamom have an amazing aroma. Along with these two main ingredients using jaggery is a better alternative to sugar. These ladoos are also suitable for toddlers as they are soft and melt in the mouth just like a bar of chocolate.
Sesame is a major source of phyto nutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, flavonoid phenolic anti-oxidants, vitamins, and dietary fiber with potential anti-cancer as well as health-promoting properties.
Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. They are gluten-free whole grain and a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. Oats and oatmeal help in weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease.
Jaggery is filled with antioxidants and minerals like zinc and selenium, which help prevent free-radicals that are responsible for early aging.
How to make Oats Sesame Ladoo Recipe
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