For all of us who have an insatiable sweet tooth, and a slower reducing waistline, this recipe is THE epitome of ‘striking a balance’ between cravings and not gaining weight. Prepared with all natural and healthy ingredients, the Honey Oats Laddoos are bound to satiate the palette, help feel satisfied and aid in curbing those seemingly unending cravings for sweets.

Ingredients list:

  • 1 and ¼ cup oats
  • 7 dates – pitted (seeds removed)
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 3 tbsp honey + 1 tbsp honey for topping (optional)
  • ¼ cup almonds, roasted and pounded
  • Slice almonds, for garnishing (optional)


  • In a deep bottomed pan, heat 2tbsp of ghee. Roast the oats in the pan, until the oats are a medium gold color
  • Let the roasted oats cool to room temperature
  • Pound the almonds using a mortar and pestle into a semi-fine/partially coarse powder
  • Take the de-seeded dates and grind them coarsely – to make a thick paste
  • Grind the cooled, roasted oats separately from the dates
  • Add the ground dates and the pound almonds into the ground oats
  • Add 3 tbsp of honey to this almonds-dates-oats mixture and mix them well with hand
  • Make laddoos (about 2.5 inches in diameter) out of this mixture
  • Garnish each laddoo with a sliced almond and a drizzle of honey

Enjoy this lip-smacking, Honey Oats laddoo absolutely Guilt-free!

Note: This recipe was adapted from the original by Farida’s Cook Book (