Monday, June 20, 2011

SugarFree Vegan Figs Chickpea & Coconut Balls/Ladoo

Know What You EAt: Diabetic friendly, dried figs can be used in a variety of dishes. Think of the mouth-watering desserts or drinks that can be made of dried figs. Sorry for increasing your appetite, I myself couldn’t resist the thought.Figs are a good source of potassium, a mineral that helps to control blood pressure and fiber that have a positive effect on weight management. Split chickpea a high protein content along with flavor rich coconut together makes this recipes naturally healthy, protein & fiber rich. Not to forget figs are good source of Iron too..Grab these flavorful lowfat, high protein, sugarfree vegan guilt free snack and feel fuller and faster.

Sugarfree Figs & Coconut Ladoo,Sugarfree treat,figs bar
Ingredients:
1 C Dry Figs,chopped

1 C Split Chickpea, roasted
1 Tbsp Honey/Xylitol (optional)
1/4 C Lowfat milk/water (eliminate milk for vegan version)
1/2 C Desicated Coconut
1 tsp Cardamom pwd

Directions:

1. In a saucepan on a medium heat, add diced figs and milk/water and put it on simmer. Its done to soften figs so it works well in your food processor and also helps binding.

2. Powder roasted split-chickpea, add cardamom pwd, honey, figs and churn everything well your food processor.

3. Transfer it into a bowl and make small balls. Roll each  ball in desicated coconut. You can also add coconut in mixture above and roll everything into a ball like I did to save some time.





   

21 comments:

Vimitha Anand said...

Guilt free laddoos look so yum...

Priya said...

I dont bother to munch some rite now, delicious and guilt free balls..






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said...

wow...amazing ladoos...:)

Dr.Sameena@

http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

Hari Chandana said...

Delicious and guilt free laddoos.. looks absolutely inviting.. thanks for the healthy recipe dear !!
Yummy :)
Indian Cuisine

Nithya said...

FANTASTIC :) I have nothing more to say. Awesome ladoos :)

Raji said...

These are cute power packed laddoos..have all the ingredients with me...will make them soon.

Krithi's Kitchen said...

mmm.. love dried figs... awesome recipe..

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sharada said...

Wow! can have them more than one 'coz they are guilt free and healthy.
Good one.

Sharmilee! :) said...

Sure a healthy treat...looks very tempting n yummy

Rekha shoban said...

perfect balls....nice click!

DEESHA said...

this is very new .. looks delicious

thekitchenaffaire said...

Woww.. the laddoos look great :D

divya said...

Sure a healthy treat...looks very tempting n yummy

cookingvarieties said...

hi and thanks for your visit. The ladoos look yummy, does ladoos mean cookies, I saw this word in the other comments.
You must be a great chef to be able to do soooo many vegetarian recipes, using limited ingredients as added flavor. I like the taste and health benefits of figs

cookingvarieties said...

hi and thanks for your visit. The ladoos look yummy, does ladoos mean cookies, I saw this word in the other comments.
You must be a great chef to be able to do soooo many vegetarian recipes, using limited ingredients as added flavor. I like the taste and health benefits of figs

cookingvarieties said...

hi and thanks for your visit. The ladoos look yummy, does ladoos mean cookies, I saw this word in the other comments.
You must be a great chef to be able to do soooo many vegetarian recipes, using limited ingredients as added flavor. I like the taste and health benefits of figs

Sarah said...

the laddus looks so good! And its packed with good stuff!!! how wonderful!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Guilt free ladoos are looking so inviting. Perfect

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Anu Nandu said...

I missed your posts for so long now - and I'm thrilled to see this. Can you pack these up and sell them to me, please? Awesome powerful healthy ladoos!

Miriam said...

I love this recipe and I love your site!! I'm followng you now :), Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

Mélange said...

Coconut balls look perfect.Loved your place.love at first sight.Thank you for dropping in at my place,so I could find you.

See ya..

 
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