Niger Seeds Laddus/ Healthy Ayurvedic Snack Balls

Lazy Sunday or a busy Monday. You can have this easy healthy Ayurvedic breakfast recipe on the go. Healthy for family as everyone can enjoy same time.

Lazy Sunday or a busy Monday?! Presenting a serene and trouble-free recipe for you!

Yes I know you have a fully packed routine and you also want to maintain your health in this hurry! Don’t worry! I have a solution for you!

Tada!! Here is a delicious sweet to snack it on the way to your job or pamper you on your lazy Sundays accompanied by numerous health benefits. Over that, to your surprise, it doesn’t even require sweaty hours of cooking! Isn’t it interesting?!

These laddu/ balls have additional health benefits as they are antiseptic in action which also help in speedy recovery after any surgical procedure.

Present day forms of these laddus/balls are seen like Motichoor laddus, Sesame laddus or Fenugreek seed laddus. Thus, the laddus still prove to attract a lot of as they are palatable, easy to prepare and most important their salubriousness!

So, now let’s take a look towards our easy-breezy Niger Seeds Laddu recipe.

Niger seeds Laddu (Healthy Ayurvedic snack balls)

Preparation time: 10-15 minutes

Indicated for Prakritis: Vata and Pitta

Serving size: 10 laddus

Meal: In morning breakfast, Post lunch or satisfying your 4 o’clock hunger

Occasions: Serve it in your family gatherings or get-togethers, For munching on your way to a trail.

Ingredients Quantity

  • Niger seeds (Guizotia abyssinica) – 150 gm
  • Dates – ½ cup
  • Jaggery – 1 cup
  • Makes 10 laddus approximately

Method of preparation

  • Take around 150 gms of Niger seeds in a pan.
  • Roast these seeds on a low flame for 5 minutes until golden brown.
  • Pick ½ a cup of dates. Make sure they are seedless.
  • Dice small pieces of the dates. Preferably use black dates for maximum benefits.
  • Collect a cup full of jaggery and grind carefully into powdered form. You may also prefer jaggery powder for the same to make it quick.
  • Capture all these ingredients in a bowl and mix them well.
  • Roll out small, round laddus out of the mixture.

Your scrumptious Niger seeds Laddu are ready to be chumbled guys! 

Note: You may also season it with your favourite dry fruits.

Health Benefits

  • Your on the go Cardio tonic is here! How?!

These laddus have Omega-3 fatty acids and linoleic acids which balances the cholesterol levels.

Reduces Blood pressure and shares the load of your heart.

  • Is it your bulking time in the gym?! Come on Grab these laddus fast!

Helps you put on weight due to healthy fats and bunch of proteins.

They act as the powerhouse of energy for your high end workout.

  • Falling a prey to iron deficiency anaemia due to lack of nutrition?! This recipe is your saviour.

Niger seeds Laddu are ready with a full proof plan to tackle the anaemia since they are a rich source of iron.

They help in combating the malnutrition and are also considered to benefit everyone from the adolescent teenage girls to trained athletes.

  • Is your stomach always upset with you?! But you are into food?!

These laddus will wipe away the bloating, constipation, reflux disease and even haemorrhoids.

They promote the overall gut health and cause the secretion of feel good hormones and neurotransmitters.

  • Suffering insomnia, chronic restlessness and disturbed sleep patterns?! Yummy solution for your problem are these Niger laddus!

Niger seeds are believed to be a reservoir of macro and micro nutrients which in turn regulate your hormonal levels.

Being a source of magnesium, zinc and potassium they will also be regulating your circadian rhythm and will set your body’s clock.

So, doesn’t this sound amazing to you?! What are you waiting for?! See, your mind is already craving for these laddus. Why wait?! Go fast, roast your Niger seeds, cut the Kharjuras, powder the jaggery and feel the taste of the laddus as they go in your mouth! Don’t forget to share these recipe with your loved ones.

Contradictions

  • Excessive use may cause sudden decrease in blood pressure.
  • It may also lead you to put on weight when consumed over a long duration.
  • Also, due to presence of dates and Jaggery limited consumption is to be considered in the Kapha predominant persons or diabetic patients.
  • Delays the time for blood clotting this chronic use may lead to bleeding disorders.