Dry Fruit Balls for Toddlers
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
If your toddler doesn't like eating dry fruit as it is, try feeding him these cute little Dry Fruit Balls; he'll love them!
  • ½ cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • ¼ cup dried figs, chopped
  • ¼ cup mixed nuts - almonds, cashews
  • ¾ cup plain oats
  • ¼ cup hot milk
  1. Soak the dates and figs in hot milk for 1 hour.
  2. Take out the pieces, leaving behind the liquid and grind to a puree. Add some liquid if the mixture is too dry. It's okay if the puree is coarse.
  3. Dry roast the nuts and oats on a low flame for a few minutes.
  4. Grind the nuts and oats to a fine powder.
  5. Tip the powder into a bowl, and add a little of the puree. Mix together to form a slightly sticky dough, adding more puree little by little. Use your hands if a spoon isn't manageable.
  6. Make small balls out of the dough and lay them out on a dish. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Put each ball in little cupcake liners and arrange on a platter. Serve with a refreshing drink.
Recipe by My Little Moppet at https://www.mylittlemoppet.com/dry-fruit-balls-for-toddlers/