Oats Lollipop (Healthy Snack for Kids) by Tarla Dalal

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Dec. 19, 2013

Unlike candy lollipops, you wouldn't mind your children eating these. The oats, jaggery, nuts and sesame seeds all blend in nicely to make these lollipops crunchy and delicious. You can make them in advance and store them in air-tight containers.

Ingredients

Quick cooking rolled oats 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , lightly roasted
Ghee 1 1/4 Teaspoon
Chopped jaggery 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Lightly roasted and finely chopped mixed nuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , pistachios, almond and walnuts
Sesame seed 1 Tablespoon , lightly roasted

Directions

MAKING

1. In a broad non-stick pan, heat 1 teaspoon of ghee, add the jaggery, stir constantly and cook over low flame until jaggery melts.

2. Remove the pan from heat. Add rolled oats, mixed nuts, and sesame seeds. Mix well. Set aside to cool for 2 minutes.

3. Grease your hands with the remaining ¼ tsp of ghee.

4. Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions, shape each portion into a round ball and insert a small disposable stick in the centre. Cool completely and store in an air-tight container.

SERVING

5. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 363Calories from Fat 146

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 63 mg2.63%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet