Peanut dates balls

Peanut balls are very healthy and its traditionally made in houses of South India. Peanuts, jaggery and coconut are ground to coarse powder and made into balls. They are so filling and full of proteins and iron rich as well. Its a big hit in our house and liked by my kids very much. They vanish within 2 weeks time. Do try it for your family and stay healthy !

⏲️PREP TIME : 15 minutes

⏲️COOK TIME : 20 minutes

🥘COURSE : Snack

🍲CUISINE : Indian

🍴YIELD : 25 balls


Peanut – 250gm

Dates – 30 no.

Jaggery powder – 80 gm

Coconut scrapping – 85 gm


Deseed and chop the dates .

Dry roast the peanuts until the colour changes and skin starts to peel.

Dry roast Coconut scrapping until it becomes slight brown.

In a mixer jar add a hand full roasted peanuts, hand full coconut scrapping and hand full jaggery and grind it coarsely.

Grind them in 2 to 3 batches.

Transfer the ground contents to a plate and add in the chopped dates.

Mix the dates with the mixture and make balls .

Balls are done .

Transfer the balls to an air tight container.


You can also add roasted, ground sesame seeds and flax seeds.

It stays good until 3 weeks in room temperature.

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