Broken Wheat & Flax Seeds Ladoo - Gehun Daliya aur Alsi ke Ladoo - Ghaun na fada ane Alsi na Ladwa






Broken Wheat and Flax seeds Ladoo, is a traditional and healthy delight if eaten during winter. According to Ayurveda flax seeds helps in reducing cold, cough, acidity and pain in joints. Also it has more nutritional value than almonds and walnuts, only cheaper ! Broken wheat is good source of iron, low GI values, and more fibre, vitamin and minerals than AP flour. So in todays recipe we have nothing but only full of goodness.


You will need :-
  • 1/2 cup broken wheat
  • 1/2 cup wholemeal flour
  • 3 tbsp. flax seed seeds
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 3/4 cup grated jaggery ( gor ) desi if possible
  • 1/4 cup finelly chopped nuts like almonds, cashews, pistachio or Kesar-Badam Masala or per your choice
  • 2 tbsp. yellow sultanas
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Nutmeg powder

Method :-
Clean, wash and soak broken wheat for 4-5 hours.
Meanwhile roast flax seeds on a low heat, you will hear some crackling. Roast 5-6 minutes, let it cool and grind it in a grinder to coarse powder.
Dry roast wheat flour without any ghee on a low heat till raw aroma goes away. ( it will take 8-10 minutes ). Leave it aside.
Drain all the water and leave it in a sieve to get rid of extra water.
Heat ghee in a heavy based pan ( leave 2 tbsp. aside to use later )
Add soaked and drained wheat, roast them on a very low heat.
Keep stirring and let all the moisture dry up, and roast till light brown colour. ( it can take up to 20-25 minutes )
Transfer into another bowl.
Now in another pan heat 2 tbsp. ghee, add grated jaggery.
Let jaggery melt, keep on a low heat , you can see jaggery melt and bubbling away. As soon as syrup gets frothy turn off the heat.
Add syrup into roasted broken wheat, Flax seed powder, add chopped nuts sultanas  cardamom and nutmeg powder.
Now add 3/4 of roasted whole meal flour, mix well with wooden spoon. ( BEWARE OF HOT SYRUP )
Take lemon size of mixture and make into balls, if needed add more flour.
Make all the balls from the mixture.
Let it cool and store in air tight container.
Enjoy them every morning with hot glass of warm milk.

5 comments

  1. wow these are very new ,they sound healthy.

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  2. super combo.. love the goodness of it

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  3. Im just adoring these wonderful ladoos!! Thinking if i can gulp down all :)

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  4. These look so delicious. With I can reach out for them.

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  5. With central heat, warm clothes and readily available food, it's easy to forget that winters can be deadly and devastating to so many, even today. These ladoo sound like a marvelous way to help provide energy even on the coldest days...

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