Dates and Nuts Ladoo
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Dates and Nuts Laddu | Diwali Sweets

Dates and Nuts Laddu is a very healthy and nutritious ladoo variety we can make often. This Dates Ladoo is rich in iron and other healthy nutrients. No sugar or any sweetners used.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Sweet
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian, Tamil Nadu
Servings: 12 Laddus
Calories: 80kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam



  • 1 Cup Dates De-seeded
  • ¼ Cup Mixed Nuts Cashews, Pistachio, Almond, Raisins, Walnut
  • 1 tbsp Desiccated Coconut
  • ¼ tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1 tbsp Ghee


Preparing Nut Powder

  • Heat a pan and add the dry nuts and roast them for 2 minutes. Take the roasted nuts to the mixer and give a single pulse and crumble them.

Making Dates Paste

  • Take the dates in a pan and saute the dates till they are soft.
  • Take the dates in a mixer jar and give a pulse or two and grind it coarsely

Shaping Ladoos

  • Take the ground nuts and dates in the mixing bowl. Add ghee, dry coconut and vanilla essence
  • Mix well and combine all ingredients. Make small lemon size balls out of the dates mixture
  • Store in air-tight container and enjoy the healthy laddu



  1. Use nuts that suits you. Some have allergies to nuts, we can skip the nuts and use desiccated coconut and dry fruits instead
  2. The sweetness of dates itself is enough for this ladoo. We don't need any kind of sweetener


Serving: 1laddu | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 3g