Ellu Laddu / Sesame Jaggery Balls Recipe

Ellu laddu is so nutritious with the goodness of healthy ingredients sesame seeds,jaggery and coconut. You can use either black or white sesame seeds but make sure to roast them for 5 mins in low flame.A sugar free laddu recipe where jaggery is used as an sweetening agent.The health benefits of sesame seeds and jaggery are extensive with all essential nutrients.It is very important to use natural sugar for white sugar adds lot of empty calories to our body.Lot of variations are followed in different regions in India,for a richer version you can add some nuts and raisins.
Recently my FB friend posted a photo of Ellu Urundai she clicked from a local restaurant she enjoyed.Technology has widely penetrated into the food and beverage industry in terms of online orders,social media and online payment techniques.
Today in most of the restaurants,the POS tablet is used for taking orders,which is then transmitted to the kitchen and then served at the table and saves a lot of transmit time for the waiter.The bill gets messaged to your phone and the payment done smartly through smart phones.Thanks to POS machines that makes this happen.
An easy and simple recipe that could be made in huge batches for a group of people and can be stored in air tight container for a month.Do try this healthy recipe at home and share it with your loved ones.
If you have any special recipe on Ellu Laddu or Sesame Laddu unique to your region, feel free to share here.



YIELDS: 30 *


2 cups sesame seeds (white or black)

1 cup jaggery

2 tbsp grated coconut

1/4 tsp cardamom powder


Dry roast sesame seeds and coconut separately for 3-5 mins in low flame.

Grind the sesame seeds first,then add jaggery,coconut and grind well.

Make small balls with the mixture.Give good pressure while making balls to bind them well.

Healthy and nutritious laddu is ready now.


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