Sesame Ladoo Recipe

Sesame Ladoo

Dishes prepared from sesame seeds provide heat and energy to the body which are both necessary to beat the cold in January.  These sesame ladoo are made by adding roasted sesame seeds to the jaggery syrup. Great for your heart, bones and brain, til is packed with all the essentials to keep you healthy. If you like this Sesame Ladoo recipe and make it then let me know your feedback by commenting below.

Sesame Ladoo recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time: 30 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 25 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 5[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Easy[/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 6-8 pods of cardamom seeds removed and ground into a powder
  • 1/2 cup water

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Step 1

Dry roast the sesame seeds in a flat pan on medium heat. Do this till they are a very pale golden color and aromatic.

Step 2

Put the jaggery and water in a pan and melt to form a thick syrup.
Note: To test if it is done drop a little into a bowl of chilled water. If it forms a ball, the syrup is ready. If not, cook some more. Test again till ready.

Step 3

Add the toasted sesame seeds to the syrup and mix well.

Step 4

Add the ghee and cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 5

Take off from heat.

Step 6

Grease your palms and when the mixture is still hot (but cool enough to handle) take enough in your hand to form a golf ball-sized lump.

Step 7

Roll between your palms till smooth. Lay on a greased plate to cool.

Step 8

Repeat till all the mixture is used up. The laddoos will soon harden to candy-like texture.

Step 9

Store for up to 10-15 days in an air-tight container. Sesame Ladoo’s are ready to eat. Enjoy!

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  • Serve with a cup of tea.

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