Friday, 28 August 2015

Poha ladoo

 Festive season is almost here. I'm already in festive mood and spirits.
Prepared these easy and quick poha ladoos with a healthy twist, for Krishna Janamashtami!
 Just few ingredients and 20 minutes: these melting-in-mouth delicious ladoos are ready!!
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup poha/flattened rice
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 tbsp. ghee plus 4 tbsp. for binding
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins
Kitchen equipments required: heavy based skillet, food processer/grinder, mixing spoons, mixing bowl
Yields: 10-12 ladoos


Directions:
  • In a heavy bottomed wok add 1 tbsp. of ghee and roast poha on medium flame till it becomes crispy and golden in colour, keep stirring in between. keep this aside and allow it to cool.
  • In the same wok lightly roast oats in a tbsp. of ghee till it is aromatic, let it cool.
  • Next, grind roasted poha and oats to fine powder, add powdered sugar, nutmeg powder and chopped nuts, mix everything well.
  • Add hot ghee to the mixture  and shape them into round balls/ladoos.