Sugar-Free Choco Peanut Laddus or Energy balls | How to make Choco Peanut laddus or Energy balls

Who doesn’t like some nice, guilt-free sweets that are actually amazingly delicious and nutritious at the same time? These sugarfree sweet laddus are a protein-rich energy filled treat that you can enjoy without worrying about the calories.

Serves 4-5 people

Preparation time 20 minutes

Cooking time15 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup peanuts
  • ⅓  cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup white sesame seeds

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Roast peanuts in a pan for 10 minutes on low heat. Keep stirring them continuously so that they don’t burn and turn blackish.
  2. Let the roasted peanuts cool down. Once they are cool, grind them in a mixer or food processor into a thick paste.
  3. Soak deseeded dates in water for 20 mins. Drain water and grind them lightly into a grainy textured paste in a mixer or food processor.
  4. In a mixing bowl, mix peanut paste, dates paste and unsweetened cocoa powder together to make a thick paste.
  5. Make round balls of the mixture.
  6. On a plate or tray lay out the white sesame seeds and roll the round balls or laddus on the sesame seeds. The seeds will stick to the laddus.

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