Til ke Laddu
Sesame seeds Laddu
Til ke laddu is a healthy, delicious laddu prepared with white sesame seeds (til), jaggery(gud or gur), cardamom powder and peanuts. These laddu have been eaten in winters and on the festival of lohri
If you do not want to add peanuts then use the grated dry coconut. Or you can add both in it. Add chopped dry fruits like kaju, kishmish, badam, pista etc for adding more flavour to it.
They keep our body warm in the winters. Easy and prepared in few minutes. It is full of nutrients. People have this on lohri and makar sakranti festival.
Why should you make these laddus?
- 2 cup sesame seeds (til) - ½ cup roasted peanuts (mongfali) - 3-4 Cardamom seeds powder (elaichi powder) - 2 tablespoon desi ghee - 1 cup jaggery (gud)
On a low medium flame pan roast, the sesame seeds for 8-10 minutes. remove it in another bowl for cooling down. on a heated non-stick pan add desi ghee and melt it.
Now add jaggery in it on the low gas flame keep stirring till it melts Once it melts turn off the gas and add roasted peanuts and elaichi powder in it Add roasted sesame seeds and mix them well
Remove it in the plate for cooling. Once it is a little cool, you can make laddu.. Make sure they do not get completely cool down otherwise jaggery will become hard and you will not be able to make laddu of it.
Rub the desi ghee on your hands. Take a little mixture in one hand and give it a round shape like laddu. After making laddu let it cool for a few hours. You can store it in an airtight container also.
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Use only a non-stick pan or kadhai otherwise, jaggery will stick it the bottom.