Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

By Nmami Agarwal     26-May 2019

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

Try these healthy and yummy cinnamon rolls made with whole wheat which will totally keep up your spirits! They are sweet and look absolutely delicious. Get ready to drool!

Nutritional Benefits

Whole wheat is a good source of fibers healthy for the gut. It is loaded with nutrients like iron, zinc and magnesium. Cinnamon is loaded with amazing antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is helpful in curing diabetes and also helps in lowering blood sugar levels.


  • 30 grams whole wheat atta
  • 1 teaspoon instant dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 50 ml milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • Water- as required

To be prepared in the filling

  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar

Calories: 223 Kcal
Fats: 8.6 g
Proteins: 5.9 g
Carbohydrates: 31.1 g


  • Combine yeast, sugar and 2 tablespoon of lukewarm water in a small bowl. Mix well and keep that aside for 10 minutes.
  • In a saucepan, combine butter and milk. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes. Keep it aside and let it cool.
  • Combine whole wheat flour, butter-milk mixture, yeast-sugar mixture and salt and knead into a soft dough without using water. Cover it with a dump muslin cloth and keep it aside for 1 hour.
  • Knead well and roll the dough into a rectangle keeping it a little thick.
  • Spread the filling evenly over it leaving 1/2 inch of space from all the sides.
  • Roll from the longer side to the other end. Cut into slices using sharp knife.
  • Arrange them in a cake tin. Cover with a wet muslin cloth for 30 minutes and bake in preheated oven at 200 degree C for 20 minutes.
  • Cool slightly and de-mould the rolls.
  • Serve.

Over to You

This recipe is awesome if you want to prepare something nutritious to relish over. This recipe taste amazing and are an absolute pleasure to the eyes as well.


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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.


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


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)

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