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Ellu Urundai

Ellu urundai / sesame ladoo is an easy to make, flavorful snack packed with a load of nutrients. All you need is just 2 ingredients to make this simple ladoo. Sesame seeds have numerous health benefits. Sesame seeds are valuable sources of dietary protein. Sesame seeds are rich in vitamins and minerals. Sesame seeds also helps in regulating menstrual cycles. There are lot of ladoo recipes with besan, coconut, rava, peanuts all contains sugar syrup or sugar content. But sesame seeds recipe is prepared with jaggery or karrupatti. Basically the sweetness from jaggery or karrupatti is much better from health perspective compared to sugar. Jaggery or karrupatti are rich source of iron.

 

Preparation Time : 5 mins

Cooking Time : 5 mins

Total Time : 10 mins

Ingredients :

Black sesame seeds - 2 cups

Karrupatti - 1/2 cup


Method :

  1. Dry roast sesame seeds until it sizzles and you get a nice nutty flavor of roasted sesame seeds.

  2. Grind sesame seeds coarsely and add karrupatti to it. Dry grind both together until well combined.

  3. Transfer it to a bowl. Mix everything.

  4. Prepare balls.

Serve ellu urundai or store in a airtight container and enjoy for a month.


Pictorial : Take your ingredients.

Firstly, in a pan dry roast 2 cup black sesame seeds. Roast on low to medium flame till they turn aromatic. Keep aside to cool down.


Grind sesame seeds coarsely.


Add karrupatti to it. Dry grind both together until well combined. Transfer it to a bowl.


Make balls and store it in an air tight container.


Tips :

  • Firstly, dry roast sesame seeds on low flame else they might burn and taste bitter

  • Use black sesame seeds make ellu urundai. As it has more oil content compared to white sesame seeds.

  • In karrupatti the top pointed part can be discarded as it contains sediments.

  • Furthermore, you can add roasted peanuts if you want nutty taste.

  • Finally, ellu urundai recipe taste great when made slightly hard.

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