Oats Besan Ladoo

Besan Oats Ladoo Recipe is a healthy twist on the popular festival favourite as well yummy ladoos minus all the extra calories. My daughter want to surprise his brother this raksha bandhan making oats besan ladoo .. She asked me how to make his brother fav ladoo this sunday .. So i taught her adding oats as its very healthy and good for health … Packed with the goodness of oats, they are relatively more nutritious than regular ladoos and are delicious too..Im sure its easy and she will sure try for this raksha bandhan for her brother
1  cup Oats
1  cup Besan flour
1/2  cup powdered Sugar
1/4  tbsp. Cardamom powder
1/2 cup Ghee

Take a pan or kadai dry roast the oats, till lightly browned. Cool and pulse through a mixer to get a coarse powder.
Dry roast besan separately until lightly golden on medium flame
by continuously stirring until raw smell of besan disappears. Upon roasting for
10-12 minutes, the color of besan starts to change and nice roasted aroma of
besan starts.
Turn off the flame add powdered sugar and Cardamom powder and mix it gently .. keep aside
Now add spoon by spoon melted hot ghee … fold till it comes together. The mixture will get clumpy and resemble wet sand
Allow the mixture to cool until its ready to handle to make ladoo ..Then grease your palms with ghee and  rolls it to balls
Yummy healthy oats besan ladoo is ready  r
These can be stored in an air-tight container at room temperature for 15 days

Celebrating Birthday with joyful for #CreativeCurves under #BlogOEmotion week. Day 1 ( Joy)

Emotions play an important role in our life. Today I’m going to talk about joy. I feel personally that joy is a powerful emotion &  its often a surprise And teaching yourself to be joyful is the single greatest thing you could do to enhance your health
I feel joyful whenever i feel satisfy by helping others.. Everyone celebrate their birthday going to a orphanage is happiness but i feel joy is when we have to make them feel special and see their joyful smile ..  . So me and my friends want to feel  that joyness  so decided to  take up one orphanage for the whole year to complete all the kids Birthday Followed by the calendar, On that note we got to fulfill these kids…
Yesterday we celebrated the very 1st Birthday celebration to our Little ones from saidapet Thiruvalur Gurukulam school, as we planned to celebrate God owns children’s!!!

Me and my kids were so excited and reached the venue the cake was ready!
As we reached all the kids surrounded us and the 2 who is celebrating their birthday ready with lipstick on lips as they also very much excited … The birthday kids ready….
Mathi was so happy she want to put makeup though i was not prepared i put lipstick , kajal and compact.. She was jumping here and there in excitment and the other girl  Jaygeetha , small girl wearing blue frock asked me seeing the cake is this cake for me on my birthday mam??? I replied yes dear…She came to me and kissed my cheek  and thanked me saying i never cut the cake on my  birthday thanks alot!! My eyes were overwhelmed with joyful tears.. Her words touched my soul…  I felt the joyfull emotions that i make someone feel happy and spread joy all around !!!! I  saw the spark of happiness in their little eyes..

Oats Curd

Oats boast an impressive nutritional profile.
Oats fill you up.
Oats may help reduce cholesterol.
Oats are diabetes-friendly.
Oats support healthy digestion.
Oats can shield your skin.
There is so much more to oats than oatmeal.
Oats are very healthy so trying out new varieties and easy recipes and posting them recently .. Today i got up late have to make lunch for kids…..  instantly i tried this oats curd .. it came out well with carrot and my kids loved it..

1cup Oats (Quaker brand oats )

1 Cup curd

1 Carrot (grated)

1 Onion (grated)

1/2 tsp oil for tadka

1/4 tsp Mustard seeds

1/4 tsp cumin seeds

1/4 tsp Urad dal

1/2 tsp Ginger (finely chopped)

1 green chilli (finely chopped)

4-5 curry leaves

coriander leaves for garnishing

salt to taste
Take a pan add water and oats and cook in medium flame for 3-4 minutes .. Allow it to cool
Now take a bowl  beat the curd and mix it with the cooked oats …
Add grated onion & carrot .. Mix well and keep aside
Take a pan in a medium flame add some oil add mustard seeds and urad dal ..let it pop up
Now fry the finely chopped  green chilly and curry leaves ..
Now Add finely chopped  ginger and asafoetida
Add this oil to oats bowl ….. Add required salt and finely chopped coriander leaves and mix well  & serve…..

You can garnish with pomegranate seeds, chopped seedless grapes, chopped cucumber, chopped raw mango pieces or toasted cashews !!!!


Oats Coconut Ladoo…

Coconut ladoos are specially made during festivals.. I tried with Oats which is more healthier and delicious..  .Traditional ladoos are our all-time favourites, but with a more modern and healthy ingredient, the versatile Oats, they get even better.. My daughter loved it so much… 
1 cup Oats ( i have used quackers oats)
1 cup Coconut (grated)
175 gms  jaggery

1 tsp water
1 tsp. ghee /coconut oil / vegetable oil or butter +for greasing the palms
Ghee roasted Nuts and raisins as needed
a pinch of Cardamom powder

Dry roast the oats in a pan, till lightly browned. Cool and pulse through a mixer to get a coarse powder.

Now Heat a heavy bottom pan add jaggery, water and coconut. Stir and cook till the jaggery melts off.
Add cardamom powder, cook stirring constantly, till you see strings in the mixture.
Now add the powdered oats. Stir well.
Switch off the stove.
Stir in the ghee, nuts and raisins.(have not added nut or raisins)
Mix well and make balls
Store it in an airtight container. Stays good for 15 days at room temperature.