Chettinad Cookbook Fruit and nuts energy balls

Dates and Nut Balls

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Dates and Nuts bite: Energy snack good for all age group.


Nuts – 2 Cup (Cashew, Badam, pista,)
Cardamom powder- 4 Teaspoon
Walnuts (optional)
Dates 1/2 cup seedless or (Jaggery)
Ghee -2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Desiccated coconut -2tbsp

Cocoa powder-1 tbsp


1. Roast all the nuts for 3 mins and give them one grind. (Nuts should slightly break and mix) add dates grind 2 second in a mixer or mix together by hand.

2. Mix crushed nuts with seedless dates, cardamom powder and salt a pinch (optional).1609820_680816535293293_6713396625740230277_n

3. Heat ghee add the mixture, Mix well with cocoa powder and coconut oil 1/2 tsp of hot coffee 1 tbsp


If you are adding jaggery instead of dates add now mix well Put the flame off.
4. Make into lemon sized balls.

5. Finally roll it in desiccated coconut.

6. Dates and Nuts bite is ready.

7. Store in airtight container & relish when you like.


Chocolate version of Energy balls


You can make normal without adding Cocoa powder and Hot coffee or coconut oil . These can be added for chocolate version of energy balls.


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