13 Jaggery Based Snacks That's Perfect For Those With A Sweet Tooth

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    Jaggery has been considered a superfood not just because it’s ‘gud’ for you but also because of its earthy, raw flavour. While you might love snacking, many of the munchies you consume have unhealthy complex sugars that will forever evoke guilt, especially if you’re trying to stay healthy. To help you snack better and healthier, we have a list of jaggery based snacks that are just as tasty, if not tastier than their sugary counterparts.

    Jaggery Coated Millet & Chana

    Jaggery-Coated Millet & Chana

    Jaggery-Coated Millet & Chana

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    If you’re prepping for the workout or need some kind of a snack to get you through the day, this jaggery coated millet and chana is what you need to be after. There are people who like sweet and spicy in whatever they eat and this is just for them. Sweet, crispy and lightly spiced with cumin, black pepper, asafoetida and saunth, this will set you right for the day and have you snacking all day (although we suggest against it). 

    Vegan Chocolate Chip Jaggery Cookies

    Vegan Chocolate Chip Jaggery Cookies, (Box of 10)

    Vegan Chocolate Chip Jaggery Cookies, (Box of 10)

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    Just as the title suggests, your favourite indulgences are made healthier. These vegan chocochip cookies are sweet but not overpowering with little pops of dark chocolate that you really won’t mind. Want a post meal dessert? These also go well as is but for that added zing, we suggest you heat these cookies slightly and savour them with a glass of milk for ultimate indulgence. 

    Jaggery Makhana

    Makhana Jaggery 120gm Pack Of 2

    Makhana Jaggery 120gm Pack Of 2

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    Caramel popcorn is good but have you tried jaggery coated makhana? Here’s your chance to savour these little foxnuts coated with a gleaming layer of melted jaggery that will make your movie nights better even if the movie is bad. Oh, also, this is gluten free so you don’t need to put a pause on the binging session. The Green Snack Co. is also known for its khatta meetha snacks and namkeens that will have your snacking needs covered. 

    Oats Cinnamon Jaggery Cookies

    Oats Cinnamon Jaggery Cookies

    Oats Cinnamon Jaggery Cookies

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    Oats, cinnamon and jaggery - doesn’t this suggest ‘Usain Bolt breakfast’ to you? Ditch the Marie biscuits and go for these hearty, flavourful cookies that are organic and handmade to order (freshness = max). The little hide and seek played by ginger and cinnamon lends a pleasing mouthfeel overall and you’ll be reaching for more in no time.

    Quinoa Jaggery Crunch Mix & Gud Chana Combo

    Quinoa Jaggery Crunch Mix & Gud Chana Combo

    Quinoa Jaggery Crunch Mix & Gud Chana Combo

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    A combo forged in heaven, if snacks had a steal deal, this combo would be it. The Quinoa Jaggery Crunch Mix are little discs of quinoa, melon and pumpkin seeds that are rich in protein, and jaggery flavour. You could have these as is but if you feel like adding condiments and making something more substantial, try the Gud Chana. You can mix this jaggery coated chana with masalas and veggies to make a street-style chat that can be savoured any time of the day.

    Wheatflour & Jaggery Cookie Jar

    Wheatflour & Jaggery Cookie Jar

    Wheatflour & Jaggery Cookie Jar

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    Not your usual cookies, these are bite-sized cookie nibbles made from wheat and free of any synthetic colouration. These are also vegan and boast of an earthy, sweet flavour, characteristic of the jaggery that also gives it this natural dark brown colour. You will also get a hint of vanilla and nutty texture due to the almonds used which we guarantee will be a hit with the kids. If you're plannning on making pie or a cheesecake at home, this could be used as a base. 

    Roasted Walnuts With Jaggery

    Roasted Walnut With Jaggery - 150gm

    Roasted Walnut With Jaggery - 150gm

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    Not your average walnuts, these are coated with jaggery and just as you take a bite, the sweet flavour exposes itself with a slight chilli spice that will leave you asking for more. Have these for breakfast or mix them in brownies if you plan on baking some. The end result will make you go nuts.

    Tulsi-Ginger Cookies Made With Jaggery

    Tulsi and Ginger Cookies Made with Jaggery - Pack of 2 Boxes - 200 Grams Each

    Tulsi and Ginger Cookies Made with Jaggery - Pack of 2 Boxes - 200 Grams Each

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    Health purists who do not want to cheat even a bit, this is for you. These Tulsi-Ginger Cookies taste herby and have a slight sweetness contributed by the aromatic jaggery. You could have these as is, or as alternatives to your Marie biscuits, dipping them in tea. OR, add cheese, dip of choice, jalapeno/olives to make a snack perfect for match day.

    Strawberry Muesli With Honey And Jaggery

    Strawberry Muesli With Honey & Jaggery

    Strawberry Muesli With Honey & Jaggery

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    ‘Indulgent breakfast’ got a new entrant with this strawberry muesli. Rich in honey and jaggery, each  muesli chip is also coated in strawberry. While you might think it is too much, you will find it tough to stop binging as each flavour is pronounced. Rich in antioxidants, these are super healthy too! Did we forget to tell you that you can make some super tasty health bars with these? Well, now you know.

    Jaggery Cookies

    Jaggery Cookies Glass Jar - 140gm

    Jaggery Cookies Glass Jar - 140gm

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    Plain vanilla jaggery cookies are what you get here and there is no extra flavour addition. These taste comforting with flavours your palate would be familiar with and can be eaten by all -  kids to senior citizens. As these are crumbly and not too sweet, you could use these as a base for cheesecakes or even jar desserts that would go really well. 

    Hazelnuts & Cranberries Muesli With Honey & Jaggery

    Oats Muesli - Hazelnuts and Cranberries with Honey & Jaggery- 400gm

    Oats Muesli - Hazelnuts and Cranberries with Honey & Jaggery- 400gm

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    Crispy and fruity, what more do you want from a breakfast snack? The crisp hazelnut is cut by the tart cranberries and brought together by the jaggery flavour in this muesli. You also won’t mind the wee bit of cinnamon that adds a spicy dimension to the whole mix. Best with milk, you can also choose to have them plain on the go as their fruity, nutty flavour would make them an excellent snack. 

    Ginger & Jaggery Wholewheat Munchies

    Ginger & Jaggery Wholewheat Munchies - 150gm

    Ginger & Jaggery Wholewheat Munchies - 150gm

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    Just the perfect companion for your evening tea/coffee, especially if you like things packed with spice. These munchies have flavours of Ginger and Cardamom. Held together by the sweet jaggery, you will get a sweet and spicy flavour that will set your mood just right, come tea-time. Also, these are whole wheat cookies so no guilt at all. 

    Gur Para

    Gur Para - 400gm

    Gur Para - 400gm

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    Sindhi Sweets is an iconic joint known for its sweets and their gur paras are a must try. Slightly on the heavy side, you can have this with tea in the evening to get pure jaggery goodness. Crispy even when left in the open for a long time, these are ideal to serve guests during festivals and because there is no coating of powdered sugar, it won’t leave a mess as it’s picked up.

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    Want to get on the healthy snacks bandwagon? These brands will certainly help! If not, you could always check out this section on LBB for the right picks!