Ellu urundai recipe / Sesame Ladoo recipe / Sesame and Jaggery Balls


Ellu urundai is one of our staple sweets made during certain festivals like Vinayakar Chaturthi and Krishna Jeyanthi.  This is made with Black sesame seeds, jaggery / palm sugar and cardamom powder. This dish can be made in large quantity and stored in a air tight container for a week time.

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Ellu Urundai / Sesame Balls / Soft Ellu Urundai recipe

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Ellu urundai / Sesame ladoos / Sesame and Jaggery balls

Ellu urundai / Sesame ladoos / Sesame and Jaggery balls


  • Black Sesame seeds / Ellu / Til seeds – 1 cup
  • Jaggery – ¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1 tsp


  • Heat the kadai and dry roast them till they pop around. Let it come to room temperature.
  • Take it in a blender with jaggery and cardamom powder. Pulse them together.
  • Transfer it to a bowl. Take small portions and shape them into ladoos.

Store it in a air tight container and consume for a week time.

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Note: Be careful when roasting the sesame seeds, remove it from heat when it pops out else it would get burnt and would taste bitter.

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