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Nov 15, 2010

Brown Rice Laddu

Here is another variety where you can sneak in brown rice for anyone who doesn’t like to eat brown rice. As this a sweet item they won’t say no to it. :)


I made this for this Diwali as a healthy sweet treat and it was a hit.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Brown Rice
  • 1 cup grated Coconut (I used dry)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Ghee
  • Few Cardamom Seeds
  • Few Cashews and Raisins
  • ¼ cup Milk, if needed (just keep on hand)

Preparation:

Heat a pan and dry roast brown rice until it becomes little puffed up. Keep aside to cool.

Then mix brown rice + sugar and powder them into a fine powder. Add coconut to this and mix well. Keep aside.

Heat a pan and melt ghee. Add raisins + cashews + cardamom and sauté well until raisins bubble up and cashews turn golden brown in color.



Pour this on top of brown rice mixture and mix well until it is blended well.

Note: At this point, if the brown rice mixture remains dry and can’t be made into balls, add milk mentioned in the ingredients and mix well.

Take small portions of the mixture and shape into round balls. Spread on a big plate and allow them to dry for some time.

Enjoy the tastiest and healthy laddu. I felt like these tasted similar to Rava Laddu.

21 comments:

LG said... [Reply]

Very nice Uma, this is just like our rava laddu. Healthy one..

Swathi said... [Reply]

Brown rice laddu looks delicious.

harini-jaya said... [Reply]

rava laddu with brown rice...interesting twist!

Lena Rashmin Raj said... [Reply]

this is my all time favorite Uma. snap is too tempting..

Priya said... [Reply]

Such a healthy laddoos..

G.Pavani said... [Reply]

healthy n tempting laddos..

Nandini said... [Reply]

A healthy laddu! Looks very tempting!

jayasree said... [Reply]

Very creative of you to come with a sweet using brown rice..Great going Uma.

Suja Sugathan said... [Reply]

Unique ladoos..looks so yummy dear

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... [Reply]

Very new and looks so tempting.

Divya Vikram said... [Reply]

I like your brown rice recipe series Uma!

Madhavi said... [Reply]

This is must try recipe. Ladu looks greattt!!

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Padma said... [Reply]

Healthy laddoos... looks very tempting.

Smitha said... [Reply]

this dish is new to me...using brown rice makes it kinda healthy right...:))...thanx for visiting my blog...keep visiting!!..following u!

Smitha said... [Reply]

this dish is new to me...using brown rice makes it kinda healthy right...:))...thanx for visiting my blog...keep visiting!!..following u!

Dimah said... [Reply]

Those look amazing and pretty!

Vidhya said... [Reply]

laddoo looks really good. Thats a great idea..

Malar Gandhi said... [Reply]

Nice laddu, perfect and inviting.

sangeeta said... [Reply]

Hi Uma ..
Came here after a long time and loved your brown rice recipes , all of them.
This laddoo looks yummy , i remember my grandmother used to make these .






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said... [Reply]

Hi Uma,

Lovely ladoos..:)

Dr.Sameena@

http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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