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Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo | Alsi ke Laddu recipe | How to make Alsi ke Ladoo with step by step instructions

A traditional sweet Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo | Alsi ke Laddu is specially made in winter season in many northern parts of India.

According to Healthline Flaxseed are loaded with nutrients. They have many health benefits due to their content of omega-3 fats, lignans and fiber.

Therefore, these ladoo/ pinnis are full of nutrients, and super tasty. Incorporating alsi/flaxseed in your diet during winters will keep your body warm and immunity high.

So, try homemade alsi/flaxseed pinni/ladoo  with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions.

Make ahead and store these Pinni/Laddu in winters and consume it throughout the season to keep your immunity boosted.

Lets start preparing Alsi Pinni Recipe/laddoo.

 

Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo | Alsi ke Laddu, What is Alsi/Flaxseeds :

Do you recognise this grain?

 

One of the oldest crops, Alsi/Flaxseed is brown coloured. It comes with a hard covering. These seeds are packed with numerous health benefits.

Alsi/Flaxseeds have been consumed since many years, but off late they have got the status of superfood. These seeds have become more popular as their health benefits are backed by Scientific research.

I very well remember when as a child my mother used to give it to us to eat, we used to run away, I mean who eats Alsi, was the look.

Why it is called Superfood :

It is emerging as a wonder superfood. It recently gained a lot of popularity as a vegetarian source of omega 3 fatty acids as per the Research.

Flaxseeds contain omega 3 fatty acids and many antioxidants. It helps to reduce cholesterol, have fibre & great source of energy.

What ingredients to be used to make Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo | Alsi ke Ladoo :

This is a very short and quick recipe which needs basic ingredients. First and foremost Alsi/Flaxseeds, Whole wheat flour, clarified butter/ghee, sugar/jaggery, some dry fruits, cardamom powder and Tragaca Gum Herb (Gond Katira).

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Alsi ki Pinni | Flaxseed Ladoos | Alsi ke Ladoo

Process to make Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo | Alsi ke Laddu

Start with roasting the Alsi/ flaxseeds. For this, heat a non stick pan on flame and put the flaxseeds to the hot pan. Keep stirring constantly and roast the seeds until they starts spluttering.

flaxseed being roasted

Later, transfer the roasted flaxseeds on a plate.

Once it has cool down, make a coarse powder by grinding it in mixer grinder.

Now pour ghee in the hot pan. When the ghee melts, add wheat flour. Roast the flour until it acquires light golden brown colour. Stir constantly to prevent the flour from burning.

Alsi ki Pinni | Flaxseed Ladoos | Alsi ke Ladoo

As the wheat flour turns aromatic and nice brown in colour, transfer it on another plate.

Pour some more ghee in the pan. As the ghee become little hot, add edible gum in it. Stir continuosly until it puffs up completely.

edible gum roated and powdered

Take this out. After the edible gum cools down, crush coarsely with a rolling pin or grind it in mortar pestle.

Now add roasted wheat flour, flaxseeds powder, edible gum powder, almonds, cashews, walnuts powder back in the pan.

Put on the flame again and mix Jaggery / Brown Sugar. Mix nicely.

collage showing roasted pinni powder with sugar mixed in

Add cardamom powder and mix nuts powder and give a gentle stir. In the end add dessicated coconut and mix nicely and put off the flame.

Take this mixture out on plate. Let it cool down a bit.

To make Ladoo :

Grease your palms with ghee to bind the mixture into medium size pinni/Ladoo. Make sure that the mixture is warm while binding or else it will become difficult to make ladoos after the mixture cools down completely.

Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo in the making

Once all the pinnis are ready, roll them in powdered pistachios. Arrange them in a plate.

Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo served in white plate

Put a pistachio piece on the top of all the pinnis while binding them and arrange them on a plate. Flax seeds pinni are ready.

Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo

Consume these nutritious and delicious Alsi/flaxseeds pinni during winter season and stay healthy.

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Alsi Pinni Recipe | Flaxseed Ladoo | Alsi ke Ladoo
 
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These tiny, flattened, bronze-colored flaxseeds are brimming with nutritional goodness, and are more versatile then you may realize. I have always added these in parathas or used in Making mukhwas. So this time for change made ladoos/pinnis out of it. And winter is the best so to consume it. This is a very short and quick recipe to make pinnis, which needs basic ingridients.
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Recipe type: Sweets/Mithai
Cuisine: North Indian
Serves: 12 pinnis
Ingredients
  • Flax seeds/ Alsi – ½ cup
  • Wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Jaggery / Brown Sugar – 4 to 5 tbsp
  • Ghee – ¾ cup
  • Walnuts – 2 tbsp
  • Almonds – 2 tbsp
  • Cashews – 2 tbsp
  • Edible gum – 50 gms / 2 tbsp
  • Green cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  • Desiccated coconut – ½ cup
  • Pistachio powder – 4 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Start with roasting the flax seeds.
  2. For this, heat a non stick pan on flame and put the flax seeds to the hot pan. Keep stirring constantly and roast the seeds until they starts spluttering.
  3. Later, transfer the roasted flax seeds on a plate.
  4. Once it has cool down completely, make a coarse by grinding it in mixer grinder.
  5. Now pour ghee in the hot pan.
  6. When the ghee melts, add wheat flour. Roast the flour until it acquiresl light golden brown colour.
  7. Stir constantly to prevent the flour from burning.
  8. As the wheat flour turns aromatic and nice brown in colour, transfer it on another plate.
  9. Pour some more ghee in the pan.
  10. As the ghee become little hot, add some edible gum in it. Stir continuously until it puffs up completely. Take this out.
  11. After the edible gum cools down, crush them coarsely with a rolling pin or grind it in mortar pestle.
  12. Now add roasted wheat flour, flax seeds powder, edible gum powder, almonds, cashews, walnuts powder back in the pan.
  13. Put on the flame again and mix Jaggery / Brown Sugar. Mix nicely.
  14. Add cardamom powder and mix nuts powder and give a gentle stir. In the end add desiccated coconut and mix nicely and put off the flame.
  15. Take this mixture out on plate to stop. Let it cool down a bit.
  16. grease your palms with ghee to bind the mixture into medium size pinni/ladoo.
  17. Make sure that the mixture is warm while binding or else it will become difficult to make the ladoos, after the mixture cools down completely.
  18. Once all the pinnis are ready, roll them in powdered pistachios. Arrange them in a plate.
  19. Put a pistachio piece on the top of all the pinnis while binding them and arrange them on a plate. Flax seeds pinni are ready.
  20. Consume this nutritious and delicious Alsi/ flax seeds pinni during winter season and stay healthy.

 

Happy cooking

Regards ❤️

Lata

 

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This Post Has 12 Comments

  1. Jayashree

    These look so delicious and healthy stuff to store in the box. Lovely idea of using flaxseeds here, yumm with all the nuts.

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Jayashree. True they are powerhouse of nutrients.

  2. Avin

    5 stars
    Love your step by step recipe, perfect time to make some Laddo’s.

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Avin. Yes winter season is perfect for these to munch on.

  3. Jagruti Dhanecha

    What a fabulous and healthy treat the winter blue, loving all the superfood and nuts here. Wish I could grab a few, no actually whole lot 😉

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Jagruti for stopping by. True winters are blessing to eat nuts and superfoods.
      All yours dear. Grab it

  4. Nancy

    I followed your recipe but ladoo are not bindings.
    Please help.

    1. Lata Lala

      Hi Nancy. As mentioned in the recipe did you bind the Ladoos when it was warm?
      Or you may increase the amount of ghee and jaggery (add a table spoon and check) aa per your taste.
      Hope this helps. Thank you for writing in.

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