Ellu Urundai – Sesame Ladoos
Today’s special sweet recipe is Ellu Urundai. This is a mandatory special sweet, my MIL prepares for Ganesh Chaturthi. This tastes sooper addictive with nutty flavor. Also it is very healthy as whole sesame seeds are rich in iron, calcium, manganese, zinc, vit E and fiber content. This tasty ladoos can be prepared both with white or black sesame seeds. Now tingle your tastebuds with this traditional and mouthwatering Ellu Urundai recipe. Here we go to the recipe..:)
Black or white Sesame seeds / Ellu - 1 ½ cup
Jaggery - 1 cup
Cardamom pwd - a generous pinch
Dry roast the sesame seeds in a fry pan.
Stir continuously in low flame until you hear popping sound and smell nice aroma.
Remove from flame.
Allow to cool completely.
Meanwhile break jaggery to small pieces.
Transfer the black sesame seeds to mixer.
Grind it to coarse powder.
Now add jaggery and grind further till it combines well.
Transfer the mixture to a wide bowl.
Add elaichi / cardamom pwd.
Grease your hands with oil and knead the mixture to dough.
Press it tight to small balls / urundai out of the dough.
Delicious and healthy Ellu Urundai / Sesame Ladoos are ready.
Store it in airtight container and enjoy..:)