Oats Lollipop

By Nmami Agarwal     24-May 2019

Oats Lollipop

Crunchy and lip-smacking is the word for these oats lollipops! Made with nutritious oats, jaggery, nuts and sesame seeds, this recipe is a complete pack of nutrition for your kid. After all it’s always better when nutrition and taste come hand in hand.

Nutritional Values

Oats are an excellent source of a fiber called beta-glucan which helps in decreasing bad cholesterol levels in your body and also prevents heart diseases. Sesame seeds help in boosting metabolic function and are also rich in fiber content. Almonds contain vitamin E, walnuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and pistachios are filled with fibers.

Ingredients

  • 20 grams quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 5 grams jaggery, chopped
  • 10 grams mixed nuts (pistachios, almonds, walnuts), lightly roasted and chopped

Course:

Calories: 179 Kcal
Fats: 7.1 g
Proteins: 5.5 g
Carbohydrates: 19.9 g

Method

  • Heat ghee in a non-stick pan leaving some behind for greasing. Add jaggery and cook on a slow flame until it starts melting. Stir continuously to avoid any lumps.
  • Switch off the flame and add all the other ingredients including oats, and nuts. Mix well and keep it aside for 2-3 minutes.
  • Grease your hands with the remaining ghee. Divide the mixture into equal parts and shape each portion into round balls by rolling in between your palms and insert a small disposable stick in the centre.
  • Cool completely and serve.

Over to You

This makes around 4-5 lollipops and they can be stored in an air-tight container for future uses. They taste amazing and are equally healthy to be consumed.

 

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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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