Nutrition Week: Don’t Miss These Sugar-Free Beetroot Laddoos

Health is wealth and one should not compromise it in any manner. But it is a common belief and actually a fact that excessive sugar is bad for health. Eating too much sugar can lead to so many problems like weight gain, can increase the risk of heart disease, and leads to acne on the skin. Eating too much sugar can even lead to depression and cancer in some cases. This has put many people with a sweet tooth in a state of dilemma whether to have it or not. They don’t want to have it but are also not able to leave it. What to do?

Not to worry! We have something for you. We have a recipe of sugar-free beetroot laddoos that are perfect for those with a sweet tooth. Not only this, these laddoos are beneficial for health as it has beetroot. The Health benefits of beetroot are not hidden from anyone. This vibrant red coloured vegetable is packed with nutrition including antioxidants that not only fight cell damage but also lower the risk of increasing heart diseases. They contain betalains responsible for their colour and anti-inflammatory properties which help in protection against cancer. If often have them salads and juices but we hardly could think of them in desserts, especially a dessert like a laddoo.

This laddoo is the healthiest concoction of jaggery, beetroot, rose water, dates, and coconut. Believe me, you cannot afford to miss these laddoos as they are health friendly. It has no added sugar but jaggery and dates which are good for the human body. You can even serve these laddoos to your guests and get applauded for your amazing and creative cooking skills. These laddoos are good to go for festivals as well and get ready in even less than 20 minutes. Follow the steps below and have the tastiest and healthiest laddoos ready in no time.


For inner filling

  • ½ tsp jaggery powder
  • 1 tsp beetroot juice
  • ½ rose water
  • 1/3 cup grated coconut

For outer covering

  • 1/3 cup grated coconut
  • ¼ cup dates
  • ½ tsp elaichi powder


  • Take a bowl and jaggery powder and beetroot juice.
  • Now add rose water and grated coconut.
  • Mix well and combine everything together.
  • Take another bowl and add grated coconut to it.
  • Now add dates and elaichi powder.
  • Mix well and combine this as well.
  • Now take the outer filling and make a small ball.
  • Fill in with the inner stuffing and close it well.
  • Repeat the process with the rest of the mixture.
  • Take the laddoos and coat them with sesame seeds or chopped pistachios or grated coconut.
  • Serve!

How easy was this!! Making these laddoos will not take much of your time and will give you results that might have not imagined. Try these laddoos and let us know if you liked them!!