Sesame Jaggery Candies

17 Jan

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Nuvvula Jeedi

Ingredients:

Jaggery 2 cups
Toasted Sesame Seeds 1 tbsps
Ghee 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Heat jaggery, tsp of ghee and a cup of water in a pot.
Boil and keep stirring until jaggery syrup thickens and makes a firm ball when a tsp of syrup is dropped into iced water.
Quickly remove from heat and stir in sesame seeds.

Use the remaining ghee to grease a wide pan.
Pour the thickened syrup into a greased pan scraping the bottom of the pot.
While its still hot, keep stirring it with a strong spoon.
Alternatively, use hands to squeeze and twist the mixture if you can bear heat.
When mixture becomes warm, take tbsp of the somewhat hardened mixture and quickly make it into block with the help of fingers.
Repeat the same with remaining mixture when its still warm.
Store jaggery candies tight in a jar or wrap them in individual wrappers and serve as a candy when necessary.

Notes: Make sure the get the jaggery syrup right.

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3 Responses to “Sesame Jaggery Candies”

  1. devi January 17, 2009 at 11:59 am #

    sesame jaggery candies needs to be done still better.

  2. vaishnavi January 19, 2009 at 9:45 am #

    devi…u need an attitude adjustment

  3. sindhura January 23, 2009 at 11:51 pm #

    Chala bavunnayi andi jeelu.Chinnappudu amma vallu pani chesukokunda ibbandi pette pillalaku idhi istharu kadu..Very authentic!!
    Great job Raji garu!!!

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