Nagli/Ragi Laddu Recipe

Nagli Laddu makes for a scrumptious after school snack or a snack box treat.

Madhuli Ajay
Nagli/Ragi Laddu Recipe
447 ratings.

Nagli/Ragi Laddu is a healthy snack especially for kids. This sweet is a delicious way to feed them the nutritious grain-Nagli as well as dates. Adjust the quantities of the dates and the other add ons to your taste. Use freshly milled Nagli flour for best results. This is also a great recipe to involve kids in the kitchen, to make the laddus themselves. Nagli Laddu makes for a scrumptious after school snack or a snack box treat.

Serve Nagli/Ragi Laddu with Scrambled Egg Sandwich with Cucumber and some fresh fruits for your kids lunch box.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Healthy snack box recipes such as

  1. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Oatmeal Bars
  2. Date Brownie Energy Bars
  3. No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars


Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

55 M


4 Servings


  • 250 grams Nagli flour
  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 250 grams Dates , soft seedless, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Jaggery , powdered
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 4 tablespoons Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali) , roasted and powdered
  • 3 teaspoons Sesame seeds (Til seeds) , roasted and powdered
  • 2 tablespoon Dry coconut (kopra) , grated
  • Mixed dry fruits , as required, finely chopped or crushed
  • Mixed nuts , as required, finely chopped or crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Milk

How to make Nagli/Ragi Laddu Recipe

  1. To begin making the Nagli/Ragi Laddu recipe, heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.

  2. Roast the flours in the ghee till you get the typical aroma. Stir constantly so that they do not burn.

  3. Next, add the dates and jaggery. Cook for a few minutes till the jaggery melts and mixes well with the flours.

  4. Take off the heat and add the other ingredients except milk. Cool slightly.

  5. Pulse the mixture once or twice in a food processor to mix everything together.

  6. Make small rounds balls (laddus) from the mixture, till it is still warm. Sprinkle some milk if the mixture is too dry.

  7. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.

  8. Serve Nagli/Ragi Laddu with Scrambled Egg Sandwich with Cucumber and some fresh fruits for your kids lunch box.

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Last Modified On Tuesday, 07 February 2017 16:38
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