Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Carob Balls(Carob ladu)

carob walnuts dates paste is used to make sweet balls
Carob, dates and walnut paste

Carob, dates and walnuts are healthy stuffs
Carob, dates and walnut

Carob powder is made from the carob bean pod.
Carob Powder
Healthy Carob Balls

Carob powder
The pods are collected when brown, broken open and the hard seeds removed. The empty pods are washed and dry roasted and finally milled to a very fine powder, which is naturally sweet. This powder can be used in the same way as cocoa.It has many  nutritional values.
  The carob tree grows in the Mediterranean and is scientifically called Ceratonia siliqua.

  • Carob Powder………. half cup
  • Dates…………………half cup
  • Walnuts………………half cup
  • Coconut Flakes…….. 2tbsp 


  • Soak the dates for 2 hours.
  • Grind the dates using the soaked water..
  • Powder the walnuts coarsely. 
  • Mix the date paste, carob powder and walnuts well. 
  • With wet hands roll the carob mixture into small balls.
  • Roll in coconut and chill(keep in the fridge) until ready to serve..

1 comment:

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