Halim Ladoo

  • 4.4
20 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 6%
Carbs 36%
Fats 58%
Gluten Free
Post Natal Food
Lactose Free

Indulge your sweet tooth guilt-free with this West Indian Vegetarian and Jain Halim Ladoo recipe from FitterEats. It's a great gluten-free, lactose-free, ladoo made from garden cress seeds or halim seeds as they are locally known. This healthy halim ladoo recipe is iron-rich making this traditional recipe a nutritious way to satisfy those sweet cravings. Serve with a glass of Almond milk or Turmeric milk.


  • 2 Tbsp Garden Cress Seeds
  • 5 Tbsp Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 1/4 Tsp Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 3 Tbsp Jaggery Powder
  • 2 Tsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak garden cress seeds

  • Step 1

    In a pan, add soaked garden cress seeds, grated fresh coconut, jaggery powder, ghee and roast till dark brown

  • Step 2

    Remove the mixture in a separate bowl, add green elaichi powder and mix well

  • Step 3

    Cool the mixture and bind into ladoos

  • Step 4

    Serve fresh

Healthy Twist

A teaspoon of Almonds will give that extra boost of energy and Vitamin E

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium(25gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 7gm 2.7%
Dietary Fiber 1gm 3.8%
Protein 1gm 2.9%
Total Fat 6gm 7.3%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 87 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 25 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 15 minutes
  • Bicycling 12 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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