Sesame Coconut Laddu

10 Sep

sesame_coconut_laddu
Nuvvulu Kobbari Laddu.

White sesame seeds are toasted on low flame till golden in color. They are then ground into fine powder along with coconut and jaggery. The mixture is rolled into small lemon sized balls and serve sesame coconut laddu as required.
Makes: around 6 Sesame Coconut Laddu.

Ingredients:

Sesame Seeds 1 1/2 Cups
Grated Coconut 1 Cup
Jaggery 1 Cup
Ghee 1/4 tsp

Method of preparation:

Toast sesame seeds in heavy bottomed vessel on low flame.
Once sesame seeds are light golden brown, remove from heat.
Roughly mash the jaggery to make it easy for the grinder.

Grind sesame seeds into fine powder using a grinder.
Stir in grated coconut and jaggery and grind again into thick mixture.

Grease hands with little ghee and roll a small handful of the sesame mixture into lemon sized laddu.
Repeat the same with remaining sesame coconut mixture.
Serve sesame coconut laddu as required.
Notes: Make sure not to burn the sesame seeds.

Suggestions: If the mixture is not suitable to rolling into laddu, leave for couple of hours so that the moisture comes down. Else, add more ground sesame seeds powder to the mixture and roll into laddu.
Variations: Check other recipes with sesame seeds here.
Other Names: Sesame Coconut Laddu, Nuvvulu Kobbari Laddu.

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9 Responses to “Sesame Coconut Laddu”

  1. yashpal bhatia September 11, 2011 at 5:25 am #

    This Laddu is no undoubtedly very very delicious.
    Can someone comment on its health benefits. I feel it is a good recipe for winters?

  2. vijaya murthi September 11, 2011 at 6:04 am #

    Don’t you have to make jaggery into syrup before mixing the sesame seed powder & coconut ?

  3. Raji September 11, 2011 at 9:45 am #

    @vijaya murthi no you dont have to. Infact you don’t have to grind the jaggery if you have a soft jaggery that is grated. thanks

  4. Priya September 12, 2011 at 12:47 am #

    Feel like having some,delicious laddoos..

  5. Nakhat Umar September 12, 2011 at 10:00 pm #

    Dear Nita Mehta !
    Coconut Laddo are looking so yammy, I will try.
    I am also fond of making food . May I send any
    recipie on your side ?
    Thanks

  6. vijaya murthi September 12, 2011 at 11:26 pm #

    Thank you Raji , for the clarification ! This is indeed a simple healthy sweet with the goodness of sesame seeds !

  7. anita September 13, 2011 at 5:20 am #

    i want to make this laddu.can you please clear my doubt?raw coconut or dry coconut we should use in this recipe.thanks in advance.

  8. c.muthukumaran September 14, 2011 at 11:26 pm #

    this really useful for me

  9. c.muthukumaran September 14, 2011 at 11:27 pm #

    simple food but rich taste

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