Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe (Whole Wheat Ladoo Recipe)

Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe (Whole Wheat Ladoo Recipe) extremely popular Indian ‘Atte ka Ladoo’ (dessert) recipe using whole wheat flour, ghee, dry fruits, and cardamoms. Can be called ‘Indian energy balls’ and perfect for any occasion big or small. 

Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe - Whole Wheat Flour Ladoo Recipe

Easy & Healthy Atta Ladoo Recipe:

Indulge in the goodness of a nutritious treat with our easy ladoo recipe, which has been passed along many generations at our home.

Another India’s FAV Winter’s Special Recipe, made with wholesome ingredients, these ladoos offer a perfect blend of health and flavor.

Let’s embark on a journey to create these delightful, guilt-free sweets that are not only easy to make but also rich in essential nutrients.

They are usually made in big batches all through the year and can be enjoyed as is or along with hot chai or coffee. Perfect as take-home gifts and a favorite among Indians traveling abroad.

My India trips would be incomplete without them and these handmade ladoos were the first thing mom always packed for me.

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Healthy Atta Ladoo Ingredients:

Gather the following wholesome ingredients for your atta ladoos:

Atta (Whole Wheat Flour)you can use fine or slightly coarse ground flour.

Ghee (Clarified Butter)you have to use plain ghee (no flavored ghee). You can use any lighter oil or a mix of ghee with plain lighter oil.

Sugarwe need powdered sugar but not icing sugar. You can also use jaggery or bura (brown sugar) or even sugar substitutes like stevia or monkfruit instead of white crystal sugar.

Cardamom Powderthis gives it a very earthy, sweet and slightly smoky flavor.

Mixed NutsI’m using a mix of nuts like cashews, almonds, raisins, makhana (foxnut), and chironji. You can use any nut as per choice. The are plain raw nuts that will be roasted or you can use roasted unsalted nuts.

These natural and unprocessed components form the foundation of a nutritious sweet that you can enjoy without compromising on your health.

Atta Ladoo Ingredients - whole wheat flour ladoo ingredients

How to Make Whole Wheat Flour Ladoo (Atta Ladoo):

  • We start by chopping the nuts into tiny pieces (can use a food processor or chopper to do the same or simply chop with a knife or scissors).

atta ladoo dry fruits

  • Heat 1 tbsp ghee (or oil, whatever you use) in a pan or kadhai (Indian wok).
  • Then add the chopped nuts and roast for 2-3 minutes on low flame till you can smell a nutty flavor and the nuts are slightly golden brown. Remove from pan and cool.
  • Add the remaining ghee and heat it. Then add crushed cardamom pods and saute once.
  • Then we add raw whole wheat flour and roast until it emanates a warm, nutty aroma and the flour looks a shade of medium-dark golden.

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  • Add powdered sugar and mix well until the mixture attains a smooth consistency.
  • Toss in a generous handful of chopped nuts, providing a crunchy texture and additional nutritional value.
  • Now mix everything and turn off the heat.
  • Add 2 tbsp of melted ghee and also pat some on your palms before shaping ladoos.
  • Once the mixture is slightly warm to tough, take 2 tbsp of the mixture in the middle of your palm.
  • Using the other hand, fold and twist to shape into bite-sized ladoos (round balls – allowing your creativity to play a role in their size and form).

healthy atta ladoo recipe dry fruits

Feel free to personalize your atta ladoos by incorporating dried fruits, seeds, or even a hint of saffron.

Experimenting with variations allows you to tailor the recipe to your taste preferences while adding an extra layer of nutritional diversity.

Pair these atta ladoos with a cup of herbal tea or enjoy them as a post-workout snack.

Embrace moderation, savor each bite mindfully, and let these treats become a guilt-free part of your balanced lifestyle.

easy atta ladoo recipe-whole wheat flour ladoo

This easy healthy atta ladoo recipe offers a delightful way to satisfy your sweet cravings while prioritizing your health.

Share these homemade treats with loved ones and relish the joy of guilt-free indulgence.

Remember to share your experiences and variations in the comments below, and let’s inspire each other on this journey towards healthier and happier living.

 

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Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe - Whole Wheat Flour Ladoo Recipe

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Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe (Whole Wheat Ladoo Recipe)

Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe-Whole Wheat Flour Ladoo Recipe

Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe (Whole Wheat Ladoo Recipe) extremely popular Indian 'Atte ka Ladoo' (dessert) recipe using whole wheat flour, ghee, dry fruits, and cardamoms. Melt in your mouth ladoo's perfect for any occasion big or small.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Plain Atta (Whole Wheat Flour)
  • 1/2 Cup Ghee (Clarified Butter) + 4Tbsp
  • 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
  • 7-8 Green Cardamom Pods (choti elaichi) - crushed
  • 1 Cup Raw Plain Mixed Nuts (dry fruits) - use as per choice

Instructions

  1. We start by chopping the nuts into tiny pieces (can use a food processor or chopper to do the same or simply chop with a knife or scissors).
  2. Heat 1 tbsp ghee (or oil, whatever you use) in a pan or kadhai (Indian wok).
  3. Then add the chopped nuts and roast for 2-3 minutes on low flame till you can smell a nutty flavor and the nuts are slightly golden brown. Remove from pan and cool.
  4. Add the remaining ghee and heat it. Then add crushed cardamom pods and saute once.
  5. Then we add raw whole wheat flour and roast until it emanates a warm, nutty aroma and the flour looks a shade of medium-dark golden.
  6. Add powdered sugar and mix well until the mixture attains a smooth consistency.
  7. Toss in a generous handful of chopped nuts, providing a crunchy texture and additional nutritional value.
  8. Now mix everything and turn off the heat.
  9. Add 2 tbsp of melted ghee and also pat some on your palms before shaping ladoos.
  10. Once the mixture is slightly warm to tough, take 2 tbsp of the mixture in the middle of your palm.
  11. Using the other hand, fold and twist to shape into bite-sized ladoos (round balls - allowing your creativity to play a role in their size and form).

Notes

Atta (Whole Wheat Flour) - you can use fine or slightly coarse ground flour.

Ghee (Clarified Butter) - you have to use plain ghee (no flavored ghee). You can use any lighter oil or a mix of ghee with plain lighter oil.

Sugar - we need powdered sugar but not icing sugar. You can also use jaggery or bura (brown sugar) or even sugar substitutes like stevia or monkfruit instead of white crystal sugar.

Green Cardamom Pods - this gives it a very earthy, sweet and slightly smoky flavor.

Mixed Nuts - I'm using a mix of nuts like cashews, almonds, raisins, makhana (foxnut), and chironji. You can use any nut as per choice. The are plain raw nuts that will be roasted or you can use roasted unsalted nuts.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 129Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 59mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 2gSugar: 8gProtein: 3g

4 Replies to "Easy Atta Ladoo Recipe (Whole Wheat Ladoo Recipe)"

  • Amy Liu Dong February 10, 2024 (6:32 pm)

    I have never tried to make this kind of dessert recipe and it’s kind of interesting.
    I am so excited to try this at home!

  • jamie February 10, 2024 (1:42 pm)

    Love it, my kids also love this. i can sell this because it looks and taste very good. Love it!!!!

  • Anu February 10, 2024 (10:25 am)

    Always one of our favorite from you. Tried it so many times at work and thank you for sharing this recipe.

  • DK Park February 9, 2024 (11:28 am)

    This one is just new to me and i never thought that it was a dessert. But, all in all it looks delicious, innovative and a great recipe!

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