Atta ke laddoo or Pinni is a rich and tasty recipe. Oats laddoo is our take on it.It is a low calorie Indian sweet and has nuts in it.Adding oats to atta pinni,improves the nutrients too.
Oats laddu is one of the easiest of recipes when you want to eat something sweet.It is sweet and yet healthy.Especially,Diwali is a time when we gorge on sweets.However, we feel guilty about eating too many of them.This is a unique way of having oats.It is great even during travel and full of nutrients.
Types of laddu
There are so many laddu recipes in India.Boondi laddu and Motichur laddu which is served during weddings.Besan ladoo,Kobbari or coconut laddu with shredded coconut and jaggery served during Ganesh Chaturthi.Then there are some sweets which are region specific.Kale boondi ke laddu is a special laddoo which is made only in Jodhpur,Rajasthan and so is Tirupati ladoo which belongs to Andhra Pradesh. There is a special murmura laddu and sesame or til laddu made for Sankranti.Rava laddu is a special for all Pooja ceremonies down South while atta laddu is mandatory post pregnancy
Step-by-step instructions to make Oats ladoo
Scroll below to read the Oats laddoo recipe
Oats laddoo/Oats Pinni
- 2 cup oats powdered using a mixer
- ½ cup ghee
- ¾ cup dry fruits
- 3/4 cup desiccated coconut
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
- Heat a pan and dry roast oats flour for 10 minutes on low flame or until rawness disappears.
- Keep stirring to avoid burning the flour.
- Add ghee to it along with dry fruits and desiccated coconut.
- Mix it well for few minutes,turn off the heat.
- Add powdered sugar and mix it well.
- Make equal sized laddoo or balls out of it before the mixture cools.
- Store in an airtight container.
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This recipe has featured in Indianlink magazine.