dates laddu recipe | perichambazha urundai

dates laddu recipe | perichambazha urundai is a healthy laddu prepared with dates, sesame seeds and cashew nuts. Cashew nuts can be substituted with ground nuts. This is a very healthy sweet with the goodness of dates and sesame seeds in which both are rich in iron, potassium and fiber. This promotes digestion, heart health and reduces blood pressure. We can prepare this laddu during festivals like diwali.

We have already prepared a few varieties of laddu such as Coconut ladduGroundnut LadduDry Fruits ladduGulab jamunSoft Spongy Rasgulla,and Chettinad Maavurundai | Moong dal ladoo. 

Ingredients:- (200 ml cup used)

  • dates / perichambazham – 2 cups
  • sesame seeds / ellu – 1 cup
  • cashew nuts / mundhiri paruppu – as needed
  • cardomom / elakkai – 4 number

Method:-

1. Remove the stalk portion and the seeds from dates. If it is a seedless one skip this step. Dry roast sesame seeds in a pan till it splutters.

Dry roast sesame seeds
Dry roast sesame seeds

2. Dry roast cashew nuts till it turns golden.

Dry roast cashew nuts
Dry roast cashew nuts

3. Cool down roasted sesame seeds and grind 3/4 th of sesame seeds along with cardomoms. Keep the remaining 1/4 th of sesame seeds to roll over the laddu.

Roasted sesame seeds and cardomom in a mixie jar
Roasted sesame seeds and cardomom in a mixie jar
ground sesame seeds
ground sesame seeds

4. Mash the dates well with your hands if you were using soft dates. If the dates were hard, chop them and sauté in ghee for few minutes until they become soft and then mash to form a dough.

Mashed dates
Mashed dates

5. Add ground sesame seeds and roasted cashew nuts to the bowl.

ground sesame seeds and roasted cashew nuts added
ground sesame seeds and roasted cashew nuts added

6. Mix all the ingredients evenly to form a dough.

Dates laddu dough
Dates laddu dough

7. Take little mixture and roll to balls.

Dates laddu
Dates laddu

8. Roll them in the balance 1/4 th roasted sesame seeds.

Laddu rolled in sesame seeds
Laddu rolled in sesame seeds

9. Serve then during the snacks time along with tea. Store the remaining laddus in air tight containers and use.

dates laddu recipe | perichambazha urundai
dates laddu recipe | perichambazha urundai

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