Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Ragi peanut and sesame laddu recipe | Ragi laddu recipe | Peanut laddu recipe | Ragi peanut ladoo recipe

Ragi, peanut and sesame laddu is a healthy and nutritious laddu which is an excellent source of calcium and iron. Now a days many women and growing kids are having low hemoglobin levels. To get balanced levels and to get instant energy better to have atleast one laddu once in a day.

Ragi(finger millet) is a gluten free and rich in calcium, peanuts and sesame are rich in vitamins and minerals, jaggery is rich in iron. This is one of the healtiest and tasty laddu. You can consume ragi in various forms like ragi dosa, ragi laddu, ragi porridge, ragi muddha, ragi roti and so on... Ragi laddus are healthy and tasty recipe for growing kids and women which helps to increase bone strength and helps to prevent iron deficiency. peanuts, ragi, sesame, jaggery and ghee together makes a delicious sweet snack.

For ragi there are different names in different regions. Ragi in kannada, finger millet in english, ragulu in telugu, nachani in marati and gujarati, kezhvaragu or keppai in tamil.

You can stores these laddu's in an air tight container for 10 to 15 days. Make sure to have these laddu's at least once in your daily snack menu to be healthy and to get instant energy.

  • Use freshly roasted peanuts and ragi flour for best flavor and taste.
  • you can also add cashews which are roasted in ghee of your choice.
  • In this recipe, instead of ghee, milk can be replaced too. but the shelf like would around 2 days by depending on the climate and temperature that you are in. 
  • By adding ghee shelf life will increase for about 15 days without refrigerating.

You may also like few other recipes:

Rava Laddu recipe | Festival sweet | Quick and easy sweet recipe | రవ్వ లడ్డూలు - https://youtu.be/7B46jk-8A8k

Peanuts and sesame laddu recipe - https://youtu.be/w60ZDbBdL8o

Urad dal Laddu / Sunnundalu / Minapa Sunnundalu - https://youtu.be/KYZgdqeVu2M

Khajur Burfi Recipe / Khajur Dryfruit Laddu Recipe / Dry fruit Laddu Recipe - https://youtu.be/P2ree542oxQ.

Author: Naga Harisha
Recipe Type: Sweet \ Snack
Cuisine: Indian (Andhra Pradesh)
Serves or Yields: 7

Ingredients for ragi, peanuts and sesame laddu:

  • Ragi flour - 1 cup
  • Peanuts - 1 cup
  • Sesame seeds - 2 tbsps
  • Jaggery - 1 cup (Shredded)
  • Ghee - 2 1/2 tbsps
  • Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp

Procedure for Ragi, peanuts and sesame laddu:

  • Dry roast sesame seeds in a pan until it splutters or it changes to light brown in color for 2 minutes on a very low flame. Transfer to other plate and cool down completely.
  • Into the same pan, dry roast peanuts until crispy or it changes to golden brown in color for 15 to 20 minutes on a very low flame. Transfer to other plate and cool down completely. 
  • Remove the skin of roasted peanuts by rubbing with both palms and puff it off. Set aside.
  • Heat two tbsps of ghee and add ragi flour. mix it well completely and make sure there are no lumps in it. Roast ragi flour on a very low flame until the raw smell goes off otherwise, the laddu's will end up in raw ragi flour taste. (For roasting ragi flour it would take around 4 to 5 minutes and also depends on the quantity you use).
  • Once this is done, turn off the flame and allow ragi flour to cool down completely.
  • Add roasted peanuts into mixie jar and grind for just 2 to 3 pulses. Now add shredded jaggery, ragi flour, cardamom powder and grind for 2 to 3 pulses. while grinding, the oil from peanuts begins to ooze out. so while making these laddu's it takes less amount of ghee.
  • Transfer the mixture to other plate, add roasted sesame seeds, 1/2 tbsp ghee. mix it well completely and make into small round shaped balls.
  • You can store these healthy and tasty laddu's for about 10 to 15 days in an air tight container or (in a zip lock bag) and also by refrigerating in an air tight container, you can store for about a month. To get balanced hemoglobin levels and to get instant energy better to have it daily as a snack especially for growing kids and women. 
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