Sesame Ladoo

3 Nov

Nuvvu Pappu Vundalu


Sesame Seeds 1 cup
Jaggery 1/4 cup
Cardamom 1

Method of preparation:

Lightly bruise the cardamom, remove seeds and mash them lightly.

Heat a pan on medium-low, add sesame seeds and few tbsps of water.
Roast the seeds until all the water evaporates and keep aside.

Heat a deep vessel on medium flame, add jaggery, cardamom seeds and few tbsps of water.
When the syrup becomes thick like honey, remove from heat and add sesame seeds.
Quickly transform the mixture into small balls using hands before it cools down.

Notes: Make sure sesame seeds puff up by adding good amount of water.


2 Responses to “Sesame Ladoo”

  1. Nags November 4, 2007 at 12:28 am #

    this reminds me so much of my mom. she loves these, “ellu unda” as we call them in Kerala 🙂

  2. Happy Cook November 4, 2007 at 5:08 am #

    Yeah what Nags say is true it is like the ellundai we get in kerala. Will have to wait till next year to eath them.
    This looks delicious

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