Millet & Oats Energy Bar recipe is an easy recipe and is perfect to have in breakfast or any other time of the day. This energy bar is soft but not chewy. And it tastes yummy.

The superfood Energy Bar with the added benefits of millets as well as oats! And the flavours are so well blended that you just can’t stop with just one.

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Millet Energy Bar

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Millet Energy Bar: A Wonderful Way To Use Millets

If you are wondering how to use millets and with what recipe to start eating millets, then perhaps this Millet energy Bar is the best answer.

This millet and oats Energy Bar is a good way to include millets in your diet on a daily basis. You may or may not have millet preparations daily but with this Energy Bar, ready in your pantry, you can easily have it. Similarly, you can give it to your children while they are going to school or as a snack. This way they will have adequate nourishment with lots of deliciousness.

How To Make Millet & Oats Energy Bar

I have made this Energy Bar in a very way keeping the ingredients as well as the method easy and simple. I added oats, millets, nuts and sesame seeds in it and sweetened it with jaggery. It’s somewhat like my Til Chikki with Berries but I did not make this Energy Bar brittle like Chikki.

First, I dry roasted everything one by one. Its better to roast each one of these separately as some get roasted fast whereas some take more time. Also, I used mixed millets. I used 6 types of millets, namely Barnyard Millet, Browntop Millet, Kodo Millet, Little Millet, Foxtail Millet and Ragi. But you can very well make this with just one or two or more than 5 millets also. Basically, use whatever millets you have.

After roasting each of the ingredients, in the same skillet, I added jaggery powder along with 2 tablespoon water and let it boil for 2 to 3 minutes. After that, I added peanut butter to it. I used it as it was lying in my refrigerator. You can use peanut butter or any other butter or simply ghee. If you want to make it vegan, then add coconut oil instead of regular butter or ghee.

Once everything peanut butter got mixed up nicely with the melted jaggery, I added the dry mixture. Tossed everything for few seconds till everything got together and then laid it in a greased tray. It sets very quickly, in just half an hour or so. And once set, your Millet & Oats Energy Bar is ready.

Millet Energy Bar

Variations in Millet & Oats Energy Bar

This is a very versatile recipe and you can add anything that pleases your taste buds and can omit what doesn’t suits you. I am giving you some ideas the rest you can use your creativity.

  • Choice of millets: any one or combination of various millets.
  • Nuts: Just one type of nuts or a variety of nuts.
  • Seeds: Any seeds you have a liking for or you feel are good for you. Like flax seeds, sunflower, pumpkin, poppy seeds etc.
  • Can add Amaranth or Quinoa.
  • Dates and Figs: these can be added and thereby jaggery can be reduced.

The Energy bar is a superfood and can be had any time of the day, be it:

  • At Breakfast
  • Any other time of the day
  • As for dessert
  • While travelling
  • After gymming
  • To curb hunger pangs
  • In your kid’s tiffin box

Detailed Recipe Of Millet & Oats Energy Bar With Step By Step Pics

  • Dry roast oats for 3 to 4 minutes till they turn golden brown. Be careful while roasting as they tend to burn very fast. For this, keep stirring on medium flame. Once golden brown, immediately take them out in a bowl.
Millet & Oats Energy Bar

Roasting Oats

  • Similarly, dry roast millets for 3 to 4 minutes on medium flame only. It’s difficult to make out by the colour, so either taste a few to check if they have become crunchy or just roast for 4 minutes.
Millet & Oats Energy Bar

Roasting Mixed Millets

  • Next, roast nuts and sesame seeds. I used almonds and peanuts only. You can use without roasting also but definitely roasting makes them crunchy and augments the flavour to a great extent. I will recommend you to use peanuts for sure as they give very nice taste to the energy Bar.
  • Chop the roasted nuts finely.
Millet & Oats Energy Bar

All Dry Roasted Ingredients

  • Grease a tray and keep it aside.
  • Take jaggery powder in the same wok, add water and let it dissolve fully. Once dissolved, boil it for a minute or so. Throughout the process, keep stirring and do not leave it unattended as  it tends to burn very fast.

  • Add peanut butter and give one more boil.

  • Add the roasted mix.

Millet & Oats Energy Bar

  • Toss everything for 30 to 40 seconds till everything gets together and leaves sides.

  • Put this mixture on the greased plate and spread it with the back of the spatula.
  • Leave it on the kitchen counter for half an hour or till sets completely.

  • Cut into desired shapes.
  • Store in an airtight container.
  • You may wrap it individually in butter paper too.
  • Serve with love.

Millet & Oats Energy Bar

Recipe Card Of Millet & Oats Energy Bar

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Millet And Oats Energy Bar

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 Bars

Ingredients

My cup Measures 240 ml

  • 1/2 Cup (40 g) Oats
  • 1/2 Cup (60 g) Millets (Mixed or Any One)
  • 1/2 Cup Nuts (Mixed or any One)
  • 2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 100 g Jaggery Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • 2 Tbsp Peanut Butter
  • Few Drops Oil (To Grease The Tray)

Instructions

  1. Dry roast oats for 3 to 4 minutes till they turn golden brown. Be careful while roasting as they tend to burn very fast. For this, keep stirring on medium flame. Once golden brown, immediately take them out in a bowl.
  2. Similarly, dry roast millets for 3 to 4 minutes on medium flame only. It's difficult to make out by the colour, so either taste a few to check if they have become crunchy or just roast for 4 minutes.
  3. Next, roast nuts and sesame seeds. I used almonds and peanuts only. You can use without roasting also but definitely roasting makes them crunchy and augments the flavour to a great extent. I will recommend you to use peanuts for sure as they give very nice taste to the energy Bar.
  4. Chop the roasted nuts finely.
  5. Grease a tray and keep it aside.
  6. Take jaggery powder in the same wok, add water and let it dissolve fully. Once dissolved, boil it for a minute or so. Throughout the process, keep stirring and do not leave it unattended as  it tends to burn very fast.
  7. Add peanut butter and give one more boil.
  8. Add the roasted mix.
  9. Toss everything for 30 to 40 seconds till everything gets together and leaves sides.
  10. Put this mixture on the greased plate and spread it with the back of the spatula.
  11. Leave it on the kitchen counter for half an hour or till sets completely.
  12. Cut into desired shapes.
  13. Store in an airtight container.
  14. You may wrap it individually in butter paper too.
  15. Serve with love.

Recipe Notes

  1. I used 6 types of millets, namely Barnyard Millet, Browntop Millet, Kodo Millet, Little Millet, Foxtail Millet and Ragi, in equal quantity, about 1 tablespoon each. You may use the same or any one or two or more. 
  2.  Adjust the quantity of nuts as per your liking.
  3. Add seeds of your choice.
  4. You can substitute peanut butter with Ghee or coconut oil.

 

Hope you have liked easy recipe of healthy Millet Energy Bar made using jaggery, and nuts. I am sure you will definitely try it out for your loved ones. I would love to have your views regarding this.

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