Lohri Special | Peanut Sesame Seeds Laddu with Jaggery

When it comes to Snack boxes, packing is always difficult as we want a quick fix and a healthy one every day. Always fruits make a good choice for morning snacks and some healthy crunchy snacks would be great for midmorning office snacks or kids’ evening hunger.

Peanut Sesame Seeds Laddu with Jaggery

Peanut Sesame Seeds Laddu with Jaggery is nutritious, healthy, and easy to prepare. You need three main ingredients for making this laddu. I love snacking on these guilt-free laddus. As these laddus contain peanuts, jaggery, and sesame seeds, they are rich in protein and iron. These guilt-free laddus can be had as a snack can be given to children as after-school snacks or can be packed in their snack boxes.

Healthy Snack

I often make and stock these kinds of healthy ladoos at home to snack in between meals. What I loved is the addition of fennel seeds. Dried fennel seeds are a storehouse of various nutrients, with low calories and high in different micro and macronutrients.

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Ingredients :

Sesame seeds – 1 cup

Salted & roasted peanuts – 1 cup ( Readymade)

Grated jaggery – 1 & 1/2 cups

Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp

Homemade ghee – 3 tbsp

Protein Rich Laddu

Method :

  1. Heat a pan and add sesame seeds. Roast till crispy on low heat. Transfer them into separate bowl and allow it to cool down completely.
  2. Then in a grinder add roasted sesame seeds with salted, roasted peanuts and fennel seeds into coarse mixture.
  3. Add ghee in a same pan and add jaggery. Allow jaggery to melt completely.
  4. Then add prepared coarse mixture and mix it well.
  5. Transfer mixture in a separate thali or in bowl. Allow it cool down a bit.
  6. Grease your hands with little ghee. Make small/medium laddus.
  7. Store them in an airtight container. Serve as needed.
Jaggery Or Gur

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cake | Tea Time Cake | Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cake is a moist chocolate cake with homemade peanut butter swirl and roasted peanuts on top. The cake is super moist with a strong banana flavor and a hint of peanut butter. This cake has the best combination – Peanut butter, Chocolate, and Banana

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cake

Certain foods just go better together. Sometimes it’s because the flavor combo is irresistible, like peanut butter and chocolate, and sometimes it’s because the nutritional profile of each food complements the other and makes the final dish even more nutritious. Earlier, I baked Chocolate peanut butter cakeand it’s a foolproof recipe. But, the addition of ripe bananas makes this cake moist and delicious.

Tea Time Cake

Add on it’s a whole wheat cake recipe. Peanut butter and whole wheat bread are nutritious foods all by themselves. Peanut butter provides protein, heart-healthy mostly good fats, and is a good source of micronutrients including vitamin E, folate, and niacin. Whole wheat flour adds more nutrition, not to mention nutty and tasty flavor, to baked goods and other flour-based recipes.

Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe

When you’re baking with bananas, ripe bananas gives you a wide array of benefits. If the bananas are ripe, they’re much easier to mash and incorporate into the batter of the cakes, muffins and cupcakes. They’re also sweeter, as more of the starch has converted to sugar. 

This cake has the best combination – Peanut butter, Chocolate, and Banana.

Recipes With Ripe BananaPeanut Butter Banana Tea Time Cake, Banana Malpua, Whole Wheat Carrot Banana Cake, Dates Prunes Banana Cake, Eggless Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Dates, Banana blueberry smoothie , Creamy Avocado Banana Smoothie, Whole Wheat Banana Choco Cake.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cake | Tea Time Cake

This delicious cake is eggless and 100% made with whole wheat flour, with no butter required. Instead of butter, I used three ripe bananas which make this cake incredible moisture. While peanut butter gives it a richness that might just make this your new favorite cake recipe with peanuts and banana.

100% made with Whole Wheat Flour

Ingredients :
Ripe banana – 3 (small size)
Whole wheat flour – 1 & 1/2 cups
Cocoa powder – 1/4 cup
Brown sugar – 1/4 cup
Refined oil – 1/4 cup
Homemade peanut butter – 1/2 cup
Baking powder – 1 tsp
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
Roasted & crushed peanuts for toppings + 1/8 Cup Homemade peanut butter
A pinch of Himalayan pink salt

Healthy Tea Time Cake

Method :

  1. Dry Ingredients – Sieve whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, salt, directly in the bowl.
  2. Wet Ingredients – In a mixer add bananas, brown sugar, oil, peanut butter and grind it into a smooth paste.
  3. Now mix wet and dry ingredients well. Put the batter into a greased pan. Sprinkle topping over batter and with help of spatula press nuts gently. Spread peanut butter with help of fork.
  4. Tab the pan on a countertop to release any large air bubbles.
  5. Put the pan into the preheated pressure cooker and bake it for 1 hour.
  6. When the cake is done, allow to cool for 10 minutes. Remove the cake from the pan and set them on a rack set over a tray or sheet pan.
  7. Allow the cake to cool completely before slicing and enjoy.
No Oven Cake

Tips:

  1. Adjust brown sugar according to your taste.
  2. Baking time may vary.
  3. If cake batter looks dry, add 2- 4 tbsp of milk.
  4. If baking in Oven: Bake in the preheated oven at 180 deg Celsius or around 360 Fahrenheit for about 1 hour. The baking time may vary. So keep checking the cake after 40 to 45 minutes.
Best use of Ripe Banana

Pressure Cooker Method:
Grease the baking tin with oil and dust it by sprinkling whole wheat flour over greased surface evenly. Pour the mixture into the greased baking tin.

Important Notes:

  • Use the baking tin of 6 inches in diameter, so that it can easily get into the pressure cooker.
  • Use a 5-liter pressure cooker. It should be big enough to hold the baking pan.
  • Baking Tin should be made of Aluminium.
  • If baking tin comes into direct contact with the base of the pressure cooker, it can burn ( overbake ) the cake. So use pressure cooker container which has big holes in it or any aluminum small stand.
  • No gasket and whistle are needed. Remove them before baking.
  • Don’t add water to the pressure cooker.
Cooker Cake

How to Bake In A Pressure Cooker?

  1. Heat the pressure cooker on high heat for 2 minutes. Use sea salt or sand as a layer inside a cooker. Put a steel stand on a layer of salt or sand.
  2. Now put the cake tin containing the cake batter ( Do not put water inside the pressure cooker).
  3. Close the pressure cooker lid and do not put the whistle on the lid. Remove the gasket (rubber ring) from the lid.
  4. Lower the flame after 2 minutes. Let it bake for 50 -60 minutes on low flame. After 60 minutes check cake with a knife, if the mixture does not stick, it means the cake is done.
  5. If batter still sticks to knife then again bake for another 10 minutes. Do not open the lid immediately.
  6. Eggless Pressure Cooker Cake is ready.

Tea Time Cake | Peanut Butter Banana Cake | No Egg, No Butter, No All Purpose Flour

Have you tried Peanut Butter Banana Tea Time Cake? If you are a peanut butter lover, you are going to go bananas for this banana bread recipe. It has full of peanut butter flavor and banana. Earlier, I baked Chocolate peanut butter cakeand it’s a foolproof recipe. But, this cake recipe is without cocoa powder and it turned out super delicious.

Tea Time Cake

Overripe bananas are the best for baking. Bananas are so good for you, they are naturally sweet and rich in potassium, which plays an important role decreasing the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.

Peanut Butter Banana Cake

Peanut Butter and banana are a classic combination, and with good reason. Not only do their flavors compliment each other well, they also have some potential health benefits. Peanut butter is a good source of monounsaturated fats, antioxidants, as well as nutrients like magnesium, folate, and vitamin E.

Peanut Butter Banana Cake

Making your own peanut butter is super easy. It takes a few minutes to transform whole peanuts into warm and creamy, delicious homemade peanut butter. Place roasted and skin removed peanuts in a food processor. Turn the food processor on and let it run for 4-5 minutes. Roasted peanuts will go from crumbs to a dry ball to a smooth and creamy liquid Peanut Butter. Stir in the brown sugar, honey, or salt, if you want.

No Egg, No Butter, No All Purpose Flour

Tea Time Cake | Peanut Butter Banana Cake

I also posted a banana cake recipe with cocoa powder ( Eggless Banana Choco Cake ), dates (Eggless Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Dates Cake), and with carrots (Whole Wheat Carrot Banana Cake). This time I tried with homemade peanut butter and it turned out a delicious treat.

Combining two classic flavors – Banana and Homemade Peanut Butter in one super moist CAKE and it’s a perfect treat for kids in the summer holidays. It’s made with whole wheat, banana, peanut butter that make this cake packed with nutrients and a delicious flavor.

Healthy Tea Treat

Ingredients :
Ripe banana – 4 (small size)
Whole wheat flour – 1 & 1/2 cups
Brown sugar – 1/4 cup
Refined oil – 1/4 cup
Homemade peanut butter – 1/2 cup
Baking powder – 1 tsp
Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
Roasted & crushed for toppings
A pinch of Himalayan pink salt

No Oven Cake

Method :

  1. Dry Ingredients – Sieve whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, directly in the bowl.
  2. Wet Ingredients – In a mixer add bananas, brown sugar, oil, peanut butter and grind it into a smooth paste.
  3. Now mix wet and dry ingredients well. Put the batter into a greased pan. Sprinkle topping over batter and with help of spatula press nuts gently.
  4. Tab the pan on a countertop to release any large air bubbles.
  5. Put the pan into the preheated pressure cooker and bake it for 1 hour.
  6. When the cake is done, allow to cool for 10 minutes. Remove the cake from the pan and set them on a rack set over a tray or sheet pan.
  7. Allow the cake to cool completely before slicing and enjoy.
Cooker Cake

Tips:

  1. Adjust brown sugar according to your taste.
  2. Baking time may vary.
  3. If cake batter looks dry, add 2- 4 tbsp of milk.
  4. If baking in Oven: Bake in the preheated oven at 180 deg Celsius or around 360 Fahrenheit for about 1 hour. The baking time may vary. So keep checking the cake after 40 to 45 minutes.
Yummy Delicious Cake

Pressure Cooker Method:
Grease the baking tin with oil and dust it by sprinkling whole wheat flour over greased surface evenly. Pour the mixture into the greased baking tin.

Pressure Cooker Cake

Important Notes:

  • Use the baking tin of 6 inches in diameter, so that it can easily get into the pressure cooker.
  • Use a 5-liter pressure cooker. It should be big enough to hold the baking pan.
  • Baking Tin should be made of Aluminium.
  • If baking tin comes into direct contact with the base of the pressure cooker, it can burn ( overbake ) the cake. So use pressure cooker container which has big holes in it or any aluminum small stand.
  • No gasket and whistle are needed. Remove them before baking.
  • Don’t add water to the pressure cooker.
Peanut Butter & Banana Tea Time Cake

How to Bake In A Pressure Cooker?

  1. Heat the pressure cooker on high heat for 2 minutes. Use sea salt or sand as a layer inside a cooker. Put a steel stand on a layer of salt or sand.
  2. Now put the cake tin containing the cake batter ( Do not put water inside the pressure cooker).
  3. Close the pressure cooker lid and do not put the whistle on the lid. Remove the gasket (rubber ring) from the lid.
  4. Lower the flame after 2 minutes. Let it bake for 50 -60 minutes on low flame. After 60 minutes check cake with a knife, if the mixture does not stick, it means the cake is done.
  5. If batter still sticks to knife then again bake for another 10 minutes. Do not open the lid immediately.
  6. Eggless Pressure Cooker Cake is ready.
Healthy Tea Time Cake