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DIY Biotin Ladoo: A Treat for Your Hair and Overall Health

Updated: May 20


DIY Biotin Ladoo: A Treat for Your Hair and Overall Health

If you grew up in an Indian family, you must have heard these things from your parents and especially grandparents.


"Eat walnuts to make your brain muscles stronger."

"Eat almonds to make your brain sharper."

"Eat nuts to keep your body active."

"Eat super seeds to keep your nails, skin, and hair healthy."


Why is it so complicated?


Can't we have the goodness of all these magnificent nutrition sources in one? Yes, we can!


People often get confused when it comes to biotin supplements. Many are sceptical about the side effects. There is no need to worry, as you can make biotin treats for yourself at home by making ladoos.


These power-packed, nutritious, easy-to-make ladoos are a blessing for your hair, skin, nails, and health. Let's learn how to make them.


Table of Contents:



Ingredients for Making Ladoos


Let us start by gathering the magnificent ingredients.




  • Almonds are a rich source of biotin, making them essential for hair growth. Biotin helps strengthen hair and promotes its growth.

  • Almonds contain essential fatty acids like omega-3 and omega-6, which can help reduce hair fall and breakage, resulting in stronger and healthier hair.

  • Almonds are rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin E and vitamin C, which help protect the skin from oxidative stress and UV damage.

  • It can slow down the ageing process and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

  • Almonds are a good source of monounsaturated fats, which are heart-healthy fats that can help reduce the risk of heart disease.

  • The dietary fibre in almonds can aid in digestion and help prevent constipation.



  • Walnuts are also a rich source of biotin. The omega-3 fatty acids in walnuts can help improve the strength and texture of hair, reducing breakage and hair loss.

  • Walnuts are rich in antioxidants, including vitamin E and polyphenols, which can help protect the skin from oxidative damage and reduce the signs of ageing, like fine lines and wrinkles.

  • Regular consumption of walnuts leads to improved heart health. They are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce the risk of heart disease and lower cholesterol levels.

  • Omega-3 fatty acids in walnuts may support brain function and cognitive health, potentially reducing the risk of age-related cognitive decline.



  • Sesame seeds are a good source of essential nutrients like iron, which is crucial for hair growth and preventing hair loss.

  • The zinc in sesame seeds can help maintain a healthy scalp, preventing dandruff and itching.

  • The antioxidants in sesame seeds, including vitamin E, can help protect the skin from UV damage and reduce the signs of ageing, such as wrinkles and fine lines.

  • Sesame oil has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, making it useful for soothing and healing minor skin irritations and cuts.

  • Sesame seeds are a good source of calcium and other minerals like phosphorus and magnesium, essential for maintaining strong bones.

  • Sesame seeds are rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which can help lower bad LDL cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.



  • Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation and improve blood circulation to the scalp, which may help prevent hair loss and promote hair thickness.

  • The anti-inflammatory properties of omega-3 fatty acids can help soothe skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne.

  • Flaxseeds are known for their ability to lower cholesterol levels, reduce blood pressure, and support heart health due to their high fibre content and omega-3 fatty acids.



  • Pumpkin seeds are a good source of zinc, essential for hair growth and the health of hair follicles. A zinc deficiency can lead to hair thinning and loss.

  • The omega-3 fatty acids in pumpkin seeds can help moisturize the scalp, preventing dryness and dandruff.

  • The vitamins and minerals in pumpkin seeds, including vitamin E, vitamin C, and zinc, have antioxidant properties that can protect your skin from oxidative damage and support overall skin health.

  • Zinc and vitamin C in pumpkin seeds can strengthen the immune system and help the body fight off infections.



  • Sunflower seeds are a good source of biotin, which is essential for healthy hair growth.

  • A biotin deficiency can lead to hair thinning and hair loss.

  • Sunflower seeds also provide zinc.

  • It is crucial for maintaining strong hair and preventing breakage.

  • It contains antioxidants such as vitamin E and selenium, which help protect your skin from oxidative damage caused by free radicals.

  • It can contribute to a more youthful and radiant complexion.

  • It contains tryptophan, an amino acid precursor to serotonin, a neurotransmitter that can help regulate mood and reduce stress.


Use ghee to combine the ingredients and make the ladoos.

All these ingredients are a blessing for your hair, skin, and health! These ingredients can do magic individually; when taken together, the results will astonish you.


For sweetening the ladoos and making it pleasing for the kids as well, you can add de-seeded dates or jaggery powder.



Preparation of the Ladoos


Follow these steps to make the ladoos. You can take the quantity of each ingredient according to your judgment.


STEP 1: Take a pan and dry-roasted almonds. Once the almonds lose their moisture, transfer them to a bowl.


STEP 2: Now dry-roast walnuts and put them with the almonds.


STEP 3: Now dry roast sesame seeds. Put the roasted seeds in a separate bowl.


STEP:4: Dry-roast flaxseeds and put them in the same bowl as sesame seeds.


STEP:5 Dry-roast Pumpkin seeds and transfer them with sesame seeds and flaxseeds.


STEP 6: Dry-roast sunflower seeds and add them with sesame, flax, and pumpkin seeds.


STEP 7: Now, add all the dry-roasted seeds to a blender and blend them nicely. Take the blend in a bowl.


STEP 8: Add the roasted almonds and walnuts to the blender and blend them.


STEP 9: Add one tablespoon of ghee to a pan. Add de-seeded dates or jaggery. Let them mix well.


STEP 10: Add all the ground ingredients to the pan with dates/jaggery and mix!


STEP 11: Add more ghee to combine the ingredients. Once done, turn off the stove and let the mix cool.


STEP 12: Once the mix comes to room temperature, start making the ladoos!



Storage of the Ladoos


Store the ladoos in an air-tight container, and you are ready to kick off a nutritious journey. All the ingredients in these ladoos are meant to provide you with the best of mother nature. Daily eating one ladoo will make your hair, skin, and health ROCK (in a good way)!



 

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