Introduction: Dry Fruits Laddu | Dates Laddu

Dry fruits laddu is a sugar-free healthy Indian sweet. In this instructable, I walk you through the steps to prepare these laddus using easily available ingredients.

Preparation Time: Around 30 minutes

Shelf life: 15 - 20 days in an airtight container

Step 1: Ingredients

  1. Dates - 1 cup
  2. Cashewnuts - 1/4 cup
  3. Almonds - 1/4 cup
  4. Raisins - 1/4 cup
  5. Pistachio (optional)
  6. White sesame seeds (if required)
  7. Ghee - 1 Tsp
  8. Cardamom powder - 1 Tsp

Step 2:

  1. De-seed the dates (not applicable in case of seedless dates)
  2. Dry blend the dates coarsely
  3. Finely chop almonds, cashew nuts and pistachio

Step 3: (Optional)

Roast the white sesame seeds for about two minutes

Step 4:

  1. Take a frying pan
  2. Add 1 tablespoon ghee
  3. Now add chopped cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio and raisins
  4. Fry them until the colour turns golden brown
  5. Add the coarsely blended dates to the mixture and stir them well
  6. For aroma, add some cardamom powder
  7. Continue mixing for less than a minute and turn off the flame

Step 5:

  1. Allow the mixture to cool for few minutes but don't let it cool down completely as this would make the mixture hard
  2. Start making the laddus
  3. Roll them over roasted white sesame (if required)
  4. Ready to eat :)

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