You love Indian sweets but are watching calories and fat intake so why not bake a healthy sweet that reminds you of traditional boondi ladoo! Millet laddu recipe with jaggery is yum, rich, and flavorful. Of course, it is healthy too.
Foxtail millet sweet recipes with jaggery are here. If you are looking for ways to include ancient grains in your diet, millet ladoo with jaggery is a great idea. This foxtail millet laddu recipe tastes like boondi ladoo and comes with a healthy tag. While the typical boondi laddu is deep-fried and simmered in a sugary syrup, this motichoor laddu is made easy and healthy with millets. Let's welcome guests with a healthy sweet for Diwali and Indian festivals.
How to Bake Indian Sweets
Let us make boondi millet ladoo
We all love sweets. Actually indians are fond of traditional sweets but our sweets are typically packed with fat and calories. But there are ways to twist traditional sweets to make them a tad healthier.
For example, we all our crazy for boondi laddu. Pata nahi boondi ke ladoo mei aisa kya hai jo sab itna crazy hai uske liye. Even I am. But my healthy bug doesn't let me indulge in this classic indian sweet. I don't let hubby do so too.
So I decided to create boondi laddu in a new avatar. This might surprise you all. But if you believe my words and trust my recipes, then I guarantee this millet laddu will remind you of boondi ladoo.
Sweetened with jaggery, baked in an Airfryer and enriched with millets and flavored with elaichi and besan
Fat used ghee
foxtail millet sweet recipe of ladoo
1/2 cup- besan
3/4 cup- cooked millet
1/2 cup- jaggery
1/4 tsp- cardamom powder
4 tbsp or 1/4 cup solid ghee
2 tbsp water
Cream fat with 1/4 cup of jaggery along with cardamom powder. Then add the remaining jaggery powder until it all turns creamy and pale.
Add water and whip again until creamy
Stir in sifted besan atta.
Mix and then add cooked millet. Grease a baking dish. Spread melon seeds and raisins.
Pour the dough into the baking dish.
Bake in a preheated airfryer (160 deg c for 5 min) for 20-40 min at 160 deg c.
Check, if baked.
Make millet laddu with jaggery and decorate with melon seeds .
Enjoy healthy Indian sweets made in airfryer.