Saturday, March 24, 2018

Quinoa Flaxseed Sweet Balls/Quinoa Alsi Laddoo

Quinoa is one of my favourite grain after rolled oats. I have been preparing many delicious, healthy dishes out of this incredible grains since a long. And this grain is completely versatile, yes you can dish out many fabulous healthy snacks to sweets with this grains. When i picked All that come round are laddoos as theme for this week's blogging marathon, i couldnt stop myself to dish out some delightful laddoos out of this tiny nutty grains. To make this ultimate laddoos more healthier, i couldnt stop myself to add some dry roasted flaxseeds to this simple laddoos. Both flaxseeds and quinoa works awesome together to prepare these cuties.

Quinoa flaxseeds sweet balls

Prefect to enjoy after a meal or else to serve as evening snacks, this protein rich laddoos can be prepared in a jiffy. You doesn't need any fancy ingredients to dish out this sweet balls. Though i opted for ghee to roll these cuties, you can still replace ghee with milk in case if you dont feel like making this laddoos with ghee. Entirely prepared with ghee, these laddoos stay prefect for more than a week in room temperature if they are conserved properly. Trust me you just cant stop yourself with a laddoo, yes these cuties are extremely addictive.Though the colour of these sweet balls looks bit dull in colour, they tastes extremely delicious.

Quinoa flaxseed laddoos, Quinoa balls

1+1/4cups Quinoa
1/4cup Flaxseeds
1/2cup Powdered sugar
1/2cup Ghee
1/2tsp Cardamom powder
10nos Cashew nuts (chopped)

Dry roast the quinoa until a nice aroma comes from. Add the flaxseeds to the hot pan and dry roast for few secons.

Grind the roasted quinoa and flaxseeds together.

In a mixing bowl, add the roasted quino-flaxseed, powdered sugar, and cardamom powder.

Fry the chopped cashew nuts in one tablespoon of ghee until golden brown.

Quinoa laddoos with flaxseeds

Add the cashew nuts to the flour mixture in the mixing bowl.

Heat the remaining ghee in low flame, slowly add the ghee to the flour mixture.

When the mixture is warm enough, start making small lemon round balls.

Finish the remaining flour by making the laddoos. Arrange the laddoos in an air tightened box.




Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Fantastic idea, Priya. Laddus made with quinoa and flaxseeds sound wonderful. Love these healthy version of laddus.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

So much goodness and nutrition in that round ball..too good a pick Priya. loved this concept of ladoo.

Rafeeda AR said... Reply To This Comment

I totally love your idea of laddoos with quinoa... somehow I don't seem to be liking this grain much, but maybe this way, I may be able to eat it...

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

Wow what a nutritious and delicious laddoo these are Priya. I would never have thought quinoa could be used to make Indian laddoo - these are soo innovative and unique. Good one for the theme.

Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

Such a drooling making over to quinoa.. This way we can add more healthy food to us.. Definitely trying this!!

cookwithrenu said... Reply To This Comment

Nutrition packed combo...We run out of ideas for vegetarian options for quinoa and this is such a healthy recipe.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

wow wonderful idea of adding quinoa and flaxseeds to make these delicious ladoos. They are so healthy and unique kind.After kola urundai this sweet looks so tempting aks, am sure they are addictive one is not enough :D ..I know how busy you are still every time I come here to get surprised, you are an inspiring multi-tasker :)

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

Superb use of quinoa and flax. Love these healthy laddus.

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Such a healthy option Priya, and the laddos have turned out so good!

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Quinoa and flax sounds like an interesting combination. I am imagining how tasty they would be.

sushma said... Reply To This Comment

I have made quinoa ladoo too for this theme, your ladoo looks amazing with addition of flax seeds.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

These ladoos are so power packed and absolutely delicious as well as nutritious. This is a great way of feeding kids with quinoa and flax..

Jyoti Babel said... Reply To This Comment

With 2 very healthy ingredients - these balls are indeed healthy balls of deliciousness

Vidya Narayan said... Reply To This Comment

Love the healthy dose of ingredients to make the perfect looking cuties, as you have rightly described. Nothing beats homemade ladoos taste and I am a big fan of any ladoos made at home, sugar can be controlled and a lot of things can be added to make it healthy. Lovely share!

Rujuta said... Reply To This Comment

Quinoa Flaxseed sounds interesting and such healthy combination.
The laddoos look lovely and such a nutritious option
Best wishes

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

superb priya! I would love to gobble some! such a healthy treat! I bet they taste awesome!

Chef Mireille said... Reply To This Comment

what a healthy ladoo - no guilt snack for sure