Sweets and desserts are the most important part of our food, without them our meal is incomplete and boring. The word sweets bring a smile to everyone’s face. There are countless sweets and desserts in the world. The food world has many varieties of sweets such as Cakes, chocolates, candies, pies, mousse, etc. Indian cuisine has its own varieties of sweets and Indian sweets are very rich in flavours, some of the Indian sweets are Gulab jamun, Rasgulla, barfi, jalebi, balushai, halwa, ghevar and til ke laddu.
Laddu is a sphere-shaped sweet and is made from flour, sugar and ghee. It is originated from Indian subcontinents. Ladoo is served in every function, festivals, pooja and all events in India. From children to young to old people, laddu is everyone’s favourite. The sweet laddu has its variants like Boondi laddu, besan laddu, coconut laddu and till ke laddu.
Til ke laddu is made with sesame seeds, sugar or jaggery. It is good for health and is consumed during the winter season because both jaggery and sesame seeds have heat effects, it is also good for asthma and joint pain. This dish is being traditionally served during the Makarsankranti festival in India.
Per til laddu contains 60 kcal
- Carbohydrates 21g
- Proteins 6g
- Fat 33g
- 200 gm Til (Sesame seeds)
- 2 tbsp oil or ghee
- 200 gm gud (jaggery)
- 50 gm roasted peanuts, crushed
- Heat a frying pan and heat it.
- Add sesame seeds and roast them for 3 to 4 minutes on medium flame.
- Reduce it to low flame and roast it again for 4-5 minutes, keep stirring.
- Once it roasted properly, transfer it to a plate.
- Now, take a pan and heat ghee or oil.
- Add jaggery and melt it and add 3-4 tbsp water to it.
- Cook it for 4 minutes on a low-medium flame and keep stirring.
- Cook it till it gets frothy.
Note: Take some water on a plate and add a little amount of melted gur to it; if its dissolve in water, then
- cook for few more minutes, and if the syrup floats on the water, then it is ready.
- Turn off flame, add crushed peanuts, roasted sesame seeds in the syrup and mix it well.
- Take little water in a bowl, and grease your palm with water.
- Take a small portion of the mixture and make a small ball of it.
- Repeat the process to make laddu from the remaining mixture.
- Make laddu immediately before the mixture gets cold
- Grease your hands with water before making each laddu.
Munch, the healthy til ke laddu with this til laddu recipe and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family.