No Sugar Recipe: Healthy Finger Millets (Ragi ) Ladoos for Weight Loss

Hello Weight Watchers,

         These 5 ingredients healthy finger millets ladoos are rich, fudgy, highly addictive, nutritious and perfect for your weight loss journey. All you need is finger millets flour, dates, peanuts, flaxseeds, and raisins. You need to grind them together, roll to make ladoos and devour! Dates in these healthy ladoos totally take them over the top and make them healthiest dessert. So this ragi ladoos made with dates and nuts are a defendant, nutritious and over the top delicious and perfect for a healthy treat! My husband and I love sweets, and when we started our weight loss journey, we first gave up on white sugar, instead of giving up sweets. We found a healthier version, and since then I have begun using dates to make our dessert as much as possible. We love this, and I am sure you will love them as we do.
        These ladoos are gluten-free and highly suitable for those who are gluten intolerant. Also are Vegan, so good for those who follow a vegan diet. Overall they are gluten-free, vegan, white sugar and jaggery free and also are oil-free, that's why it can easily become a part of your daily weight loss diet plan. You can eat this ragi ladoos for breakfast, dessert or evening snack. These treats are great for when you're craving for something sweet, or they are perfect for giving as a gift to your friends, as they are packed with healthy ingredients! So let's start.

Taste of Finger Millets Ladoos:
        Basically, ragi has no taste(it's bland to taste). But it tastes good after roasting. Roasting gives it a nutty flavor. Along with that peanuts and flax seeds adds crunchy and nutty flavor to this ladoos. Also, the addition of dates and raisins makes them sweet, and you can eat them guilt free.


Preparation and Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Each Ragi Ladoo Contains 90 Calories.

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Ingredients:

  • Finger Millet / Ragi flour / Nachni flour 1 cup(126g)
  • Dates ¾ Cup, seeds removed(126g)
  • Peanut ½ Cup,Dry roasted(75g)
  • Raisins ¼ Cup(30g)
  • Flax Seeds 2 Tbsp, Dry roasted(21g)

Instructions:

  • Dry roast Rahi flour on medium to low flame for 6-7 minutes or till the color changes slightly and you get a nice aroma from the flour.
  • In a grinder add dates, peanuts, flax seeds, and raisins and grind to make a smooth mixture.
  • Now add roasted ragi flour and again grind to combine all ingredients
    well.
  • Take a handful portion of mixture and roll to make ladoos.
  • Tadaa, naturally sweet, rich in protein ragi ladoos are ready to serve. Enjoy!!!

How to store Ragi Ladoos?   

  • Transfer the Ragi Ladoos to a food-safe container,
    cover and store up to one month.

My Take:

  • If you find difficulty in rolling ladoos, then you can add ghee or coconut oil.
  • You can add nuts like almonds, cashews, and pistachios too.
  • Also, you can add
    cardamom powder, nutmeg or cinnamon powder to make it more flavourful.
  • If you are allergic to nuts, then you can use desiccated coconut instead of peanuts.

Dietary Comments

  • One ladoo weighs about 25-27 g along with 3 g protein.
  • Given measurements makes 18 servings.
  • Calorie count is based on a 2000 calorie diet.
  • Per serving contains 90 calories, along with 13.44 g carbohydrates, 2.76 g fats, and 3 g protein.

Health Benefits of Finger Millets Ladoos:

  • It is an excellent source of dietary fiber that helps to keep the stomach full for longer and prevents unwanted cravings and helps in weight loss.
  • Diabetics control: It has a low glycemic index that helps in lessens food cravings and maintains the digestive pace and keep sugar within the range.
  • Peanuts are rich in Vit.E, magnesium, and zinc, which keeps skin glowing and fights against the bacteria.
  • Flax seeds are the most abundant source of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. It is an excellent alternative to omega-3 fats in fish for people with a seafood allergy or people those are vegan or vegetarians and people who sensitive to gluten. 
  • Dates contain several minerals like phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, and potassium and are beneficial for bone health.
  • Finger Millets is one of the best non-dairy sources of calcium.Being Rich in calcium, ragi is beneficial for growing up kids as well as for adults too. It is one of the natural sources of Iron, and that is good for anemic or for those who have low hemoglobin levels.

Good Time To Eat:

  •            It is good to eat ragi ladoos for breakfast, dessert or for an evening snack. 



Eat Healthy Stay Healthy!!!

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