Wednesday 16 September 2015

Ellu Urundai / Sesame Seed Balls

Here is a tasty, easy to make and healthy Ellu urundai / Sesame seed balls that is suitable for special occasions; particularly for Vinayaga / Ganesh chaturthi.

Even beginners can prepare this without any confusion; Do try and give your feedback!

Yield : 5 to 6 medium sized balls

Sesame seeds / Ellu (in tamil) - 1 cup (black / white)
Jaggery -  ½ cup
Cardamom powder - ¼ tsp


Dry roast the sesame seeds in medium flame till it pop up.  Switch off the gas and allow to cool.

Add sesame seeds in a mixier / grinder.  Grind it coarsely.  

Now add jaggery & cardamom powder along with sesame seed powder and grind till it combine well.

Transfer to a  plate and roll them to lemon sized balls using your palm.

Sesame seed ball is ready to serve.


In this recipe I have used both white and black sesame seeds; you may also try it with any one. 

If you find it hard to get the ball shape, add little ghee (clarified butter) and continue.

You can store this for 3 to 4 days in room temperature.

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