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Protien rich laddus on a copper plate over a wooden table with candles burning in the vackground

Protein-Rich Laddoos

  • Author: Shradha
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 20 laddus 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Protein-Rich Laddoos are tiny portions of richness in taste, nutrition & wholesome treat for fitness conscious people in the festive season,



  • ½ cup urad dal
  • ¼ cup oats
  • ½ cup cashews and almonds
  • ½ cup ragi flour/finger millets flour
  • Jaggery to taste
  • 1 cup ghee/clarified butter
  • 45 cardamom, grounded 


  1. Dry roast cashews, almonds, oats, ragi flour separately and keep aside.
  2. Wash the urad dal and rinse immediately. Let it dry. Once dried, dry roast it until light brown.
  3. Grind all the roasted ingredients separately.
  4. On low heat, add 4 tbsp of ghee in a pan and add ragi flour and roast till the raw smell fades away.
  5. Add in cashew & almond powder, oats powder, urad dal powder and roast for 2-3 minutes
  6. Add jaggery powder and cook for 2-3 minutes before turning off the heat.
  7. Take the prepared mixture in a plate and pour 5-6 tbsp of ghee to it.
  8. Prepare round balls of the mixture of the size of your liking.