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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- 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.