Banana Ladoo Energy Balls

Banana Ladoo | Energy Balls

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Banana Ladoo | Energy Balls | Healthy Snack Recipe | with step by step photos and video. A healthy snack recipe using overripe bananas. Filled with nutrients and high in protein these energy bites are a must make sweet treat snack.

A quick, healthy and yummy snack that tastes like dessert. You can use any variety of bananas fro this recipe. But do prefer overripe bananas.

What is an energy ball?

Energy balls go by a variety of names like protein balls, energy bites and power balls. Basically, they are all the same thing. A snack formed in the shape of small ball, typically, made with oats, a nut butter, a sweetener of some sort and then any other add in’s.

Are energy balls actually healthy for you?

It depends on what’s in it. A lot of recipes out there are loaded with fats and sugars. You really need to keep an eye out on the ingredients. Overall, if your energy bite has real ingredients and not loaded with sugar or chocolate they are great. Here, we consider using jaggery instead of sugar for the sweetness.

How to make banana ladoo or energy balls?

Banana Ladoo | Energy Balls | Healthy Snack Recipe | with step by step photos and video. A deliciously sweet yet healthy snack. They’re filled with nutritious, good-for-you ingredients and are easy to throw together. Do not throw away overripe bananas. Make this yummy snack recipe and see how much you are going to enjoy this.

OverRipe Bananas

We would like to give you some important tips and suggestions for making this healthy snack recipe. Firstly, use overripe bananas. Secondly, for the sweetness part use jaggery instead of chocolate or sugar.

Furthermore, I would like to highlight some of our trending recipes using banana. Hope you would enjoy them.

Banana Ladoo | Energy Balls

Course: SnacksCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

Balls
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Total time

40

minutes

Banana Ladoo | Energy Balls | Healthy Snack Recipe | with step by step photos and video. A healthy snack recipe using overripe bananas.

Ingredients

  • 1 glass Matta Rice or Red Rice

  • 3 Cardamoms

  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds

  • 4 Bananas (overripe)

  • 1 tsp Ghee/Butter

  • 10 tbsp Jaggery Grated or as required

  • 1/4 tsp Dry Ginger Powder (optional)

  • 2 pinches of Salt

Recipe Video

Directions

  • Firstly, take a glass of matta rice and wash it twice or thrice using water.Banana Ladoo Energy BallsBanana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Keep it aside and allow it to drain off the water for 30 minutes.Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Now we are going to roast the drained rice. For that heat a pan and add the drained rice.Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Roast the rice over a medium-high flame with continuous stirring until the rice turns its color.Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • At this stage, turn the flame to low and add 3 cardamoms, and 1/2 tsp cumin seeds.Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Roast them again for 30 seconds and switch off the flame. Transfer it to another plate and allow it to cool down completely.Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Once cooled transfer to a mixie jar and grind to a fine powder. Transfer to another bowl and keep aside.Banana Ladoo Energy BallsBanana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Now, heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan.Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Chop the bananas and add them to the hot pan. Mash the bananas using the ladle and mix them.Banana Ladoo Energy BallsBanana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Once the heat starts to get in the bananas it will start to loosen. Saute for 7 to 8 minutes until the banana thickens as shown.Banana Ladoo Energy BallsBanana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Now add 1/2 cup of grated jaggery and mix well. (Amount of jaggery depends on your sweet taste.)Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Then add 2 pinches of salt and 1/4 tsp dry ginger powder. Mix them and lower the flame.Banana Ladoo Energy BallsMix them and lower the flame.
  • Start adding the ground rice powder little by little. I added nearly, 1/2 of the ground rice powder.Mix them and lower the flame. Mix them and lower the flame.
  • Mix it and switch off the flame.Transfer it to bowl. Once it is slightly cooled, start kneading and see if the dough is sticky. If so, add some more rice powder and mix them until it turns non-sticky. Non-sticky dough is ready.Mix them and lower the flame.
  • Pinch small amount of dough and roll them to small sized balls. Banana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Coat it with rice powder and serve them. Banana Ladoo Energy BallsBanana Ladoo Energy Balls
  • Delicious banana balls are ready.Banana Ladoo Energy Balls

Notes

  • Use overripe bananas.
  • Use jaggery based on your sweetness taste. It depends on the quality of jaggery you using.
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