Easy Peanut Jaggery Laddu- 2 Ingredient High Protein laddu Recipe

Being an excellent source of protein, peanut jaggery laddu is an excellent & easy recipe to help your toddlers and kids gain weight. With just 2 ingredients, this protein laddu can be made in just 10 minutes and with absolutely no mess as it just needs a blender. This easy recipe can be stored for up to a month and it makes a great snack or even to travel if your picky eater likes it and are not allergic to peanuts.

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Peanuts being an allergen food, makes sure your toddler is not allergic to peanuts before trying this recipe. Jaggery is not recommended to kids below 12 months, but you can replace jaggery with dates which is also a superfood to introduce for babies.

This easy recipe makes a great healthy snack for toddlers and kids. But also for busy moms who need instant energy to run errands. This is a family-friendly meal that you can enjoy any day.

What do you need to make Peanut Jaggery Laddu?

All you need to make this recipe is:

  • Peanuts – Peanuts are an excellent source of plant based protein that is recommended to meet children’s protein needs. In addition they also help to keep them full with burst of energy. I have used a cup (100g) of roasted peanuts in this recipe.
  • Jaggery – Jaggery is also a rich source of minerals, calcium and iron for kids. Alternately, you can use dates or dates syrup to make this energy balls. I have used half a cup of powdered jaggery in this recipe.
  • Cardamom powder (optional) – One tbsp of cardamom powder is used for flavour. You can totally eliminate this if you do not like the flavour.
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Instructions to make this homemade Protein balls recipe

This is a simple recipe to make using a blender.

  • Dry roast a cup of peanuts on medium flame until they turn crunchy. You can also bake them at 350 degrees for up to 10 mins. Alternately use a cup of roasted peanuts.
  • Transfer the roasted peanuts to a blender once cooled down.
  • Add half a cup of jaggery powder or jaggery cup into smaller chunks that is easy to grind.
  • And cardamom added optionally.
  • Blend them well in a blender or grinder until they are powdered.
  • Make peanut jaggery laddus using your hand once they are blend well.

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  • Make sure to not grind them too much in a mixer/ blender. Peanuts turn into peanut butter making it hard to make perfect balls.
  • You can store these laddus in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks at room temperature.
  • Do not add ghee or oil. They blend well without ghee or oil and can be stored longer if not added.
  • Peanut Jaggery Laddu can also be made with dates or dates syrup by replacing jaggery in the recipe.

FAQs Peanut Laddu

1. Is peanut Laddu good for health?

Yes. With no added oil or ghee, this makes a perfect energy ball filled with high protein and iron which makes a rich superfood for toddlers and kids. And also is a perfect recipe to increase weight in kids.

2. Is jaggery better than sugar?

Jaggery is slightly on the healthier side when compared to sugar with the minerals, vitamins and iron content in them. Check out the details of Jaggery benefits here.

3. How to give groundnut for babies?

While introducing to babies, it is best to give them in form of powder or butter. Here is a homemade peanut butter recipe that you can introduce to your baby. And t is recommended to watch for allergies and introduce as early as 6 months to babies.

4. When should I introduce peanuts?

It is recommended to introduce peanuts as early as 6 months when solid is introduced. Check out the recommended guidelines for peanut introduction.

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Peanut Jaggery Laddu

Rashmi Madhwaraj
Being an excellent source of protein, peanut jaggery laddu is an excellent & easy recipe to help your toddlers and kids gain weight. With just 2 ingredients, this protein laddu can be made in just 10 minutes and with absolutely no mess as it just needs a blender.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Indian, karnataka
Servings 12 laddus

Equipment

  • Mixer grinder/ Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 (250ml) cup Peanuts
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp Cardamom powder (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Dry roast a cup of peanuts on medium flame until they turn crunchy. You can also bake them at 350 degrees for up to 10 mins. Alternately use a cup of roasted peanuts.
  • Transfer the roasted peanuts to a blender once cooled down.
  • Add half a cup of jaggery powder or jaggery cup into smaller chunks that is easy to grind.
  • And cardamom added optionally.
  • Blend them well in a blender or grinder until they are powdered.
  • Make peanut jaggery laddus using your hand once they are blend well.

Notes

  • Make sure to not grind them too much in a mixer/ blender. Peanuts turn into peanut butter making it hard to make perfect balls.
  • You can store these laddus in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks at room temperature.
  • Do not add ghee or oil. They blend well without ghee or oil and can be stored longer if not added.
  • Peanut Jaggery Laddu can also be made with dates or dates syrup by replacing jaggery in the recipe.
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