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Ellu Unde | Sesame Seeds Laddu | Til laddu | Chigali

Ellu Unde or  Sesame seeds Laddu / Til ladoo simple yet healthy, nutritious, and delicious sweet. This is one of the nagarapanchami sweet.
Sesame seeds are rich source of calcium, iron, niacin and copper. This is a very healthy alternative treat to our kids.

Also check these other recipes such as besan laddu , wheat flour laddu, boondi laddu/laadu unde, roasted chana laddu , and other sweets recipes as well.

ನಾಗರಪಂಚಮಿ ಅಂದ್ರೆ ಅಣ್ಣ, ತಂಗಿ, ಅಕ್ಕ, ತಮ್ಮಂದಿರ ಹಬ್ಬ. ಇವತ್ತಿಗೆ ಎಳ್ಳು ಉಂಡೆ ಅಥವ ಚಿಗಲಿ ಒಂದು ಸಾಂಪ್ರದಾಯಕ ಸಿಹಿ. ಇಲ್ಲಿದೆ ಇದರ recipe video.

Ingredients to make ellu unde:

  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • little more than ½ cup jaggery
  • 3 to 4 cardamom crushed into powder



Please watch video for tips and instructions in Kannada!

  1. Heat the thick bottom pan on a medium heat.
  2. Dry roast the sesame seeds and allow it to cool.
  3. Grind the roasted seeds into a fine powder (consistency should be when you squeeze the fine powder you should be able to make a ball )
  4. Then add jaggery powder and cardamom powder.
  5. Just pulse enough to mx the jaggery, sesame powder and cardamom powder.
  6. Transfer it to a bowl, mix it.
  7. Take around 2 TBSP mix and make it into a ball shape.
  8. Repeat making the balls with remaining mix too.