Ellu Urundai or Sesame Seeds Ladoo is one of the sweets prepared during Ganesh Chathurthi festival in South India and offered to Lord Ganesha.
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This is my most favourite sweet prepared by my mother and I await the Ganesh Chathurthi festival every year for this sweet.
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Ellu Urundai is a very easy tasty and healthy sweet recipe. The below recipe produces about 50 to 60 ladoos.
What you need:
- Black Sesame Seeds – 500 gram
- Jaggery or Palm Jaggery – 500 gram
- Dry Roasted Peanut – 500 gram
How to do:
- Follow the below 2 steps only if you want to remove the black skin a little to reduce Sesame’s bitter taste, else proceed to next step directly.
- Soak the sesame seeds overnight and next day, nicely rub and wash it such that black skin goes off a little and strain it well.
- Take a clean jute cloth, spread the sesame seeds and leave it for sundry to remove moisture and rub it well in-between to remove the black skin.
- Heat a kadai and dry roast the Sesame Seeds till it starts spluttering and white portion slightly changes to brown. Remove from flame and let it to cool.
- Now grind the Sesame Seeds in the mixer into a fine powder and keep it aside.
- Next grind Peanuts in the mixer into a fine powder and keep it aside.
- Now mix the Sesame Seeds powder, Peanuts powder with jaggery. Put this mixture in parts in the mixer and grind it so that the mixture is blended well. Then make ladoos of desired size.
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Your yummy healthy Ellu Urundai or Sesame Seeds Ladoo is ready to be served.