Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Dates Nuts Ladoo | Dry Nuts Ladoo| Dates Ladoo| Sugar Free Diwali Sweet

Dates Nuts Balls/Ladoos, a healthy and protein rich energy ball made from dates and nuts without any sugar. It is one of the easiest ladoo/energy balls that you can make in minutes. It's a perfect snack to pack for your kids lunch box or have it as after school snacks. We like to pack this ladoo for long trip or day hike or to a park visit in order to avoid the unhealthy munching on packed fried foods. It's truly satisfying your sweet tooth and keep your energized, what else you need, right??

Though i'm not a big fan of dates as it is, i like them as sugar substitute in my smoothies, oats and this kind of ladoos/energy balls. You never miss the sugar and at the same time it's healthy. I have very strong sweet tooth and these are the few tricks that i do to keep satisfy my sweet cravings. 
Here in today's recipe, i have used cashews, almonds, peanuts & walnuts. But you can use whatever nuts you have in hands and make them. I have seen that this ladoos are coated with poppy seeds or with dried coconut on the top in sweet shops.So if you wish, you can do that !!

Also Instead of making them as ladoo, you can roll into log and refrigerate the whole for a while and then slice them into circles like how you get it in some sweet stalls. Ok, now let's check out how to make this healthy and tasty dates nuts ladoo. If you haven't tried it before, trust me and try it, even the pickiest eater in your home will approve !!!

Sugar Free Dates Nuts Ladoo

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 5 minsMakes : 15
Recipe Category: Sweets/Snack | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
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Dates - 1 & 1/2 cup
Dry Nuts - 3/4 cup (i have cashews, almonds, peanuts & walnuts ) 
Flax Seed - 2 tbsp
Ghee - 1/2 tsp (Optional)
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp(Optional)

Heat the pan with ghee, add all the nuts and roast till it's crunchy.
When the nuts are almost roasted, add the flax seed and roast till the flax seeds started to pop. Remove from the flame and let it cool a bit. In the mean time, chop the dates finely.
Add the nuts into mixie/blender jar and grind into coarse powder and then add the dates.
Grind till it all comes together.Give a mix in between. Add the dates nuts mixture into a large bowl/pan and add the cardamom powder.
Mix it all well and start making ladoos/balls. 
That's it, Tasty & healthy Dates Nuts Ladoo/Energy Balls are ready. Store it in air tight container. For more sweets and snacks, check out here & here 
  • You can roast the nuts without ghee also, just for flavor, i have used 1/2 tsp of ghee & cardamom powder.
  • Instead of ghee, you can also use butter.
  • If your dates is dry & want them soft before grinding, then saute it in pan for a while until it's warm.
  • It stay well for days at room temperature.
  • Without flax seed also, you can make this energy balls.


  1. Healthy and protein packed ladoos... Nice share

    1. Thanks Sowmia for your encouraging comment on each post.

  2. I tried his recipe. It came out very good.