Ellu Urundai / Mithai ( Sesame Jaggery Balls)

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A healthy, nutty, chewy and delicious snack to relish. Sesame seeds are loaded and packed with numerous vitamins, natural oil and organic compounds. This nutty flavoured seeds are low glycemic and rich in anti oxidants too. This chewy balls taste heavenly. It is the traditional sweet and snack of Tamilnadu. We often make this at home to have as snacks...
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Served AsSnacks
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 4


  • Sesame Til seeds 1 cup (Either black or White seeds)
  • Powdered jagerry 3/4 cup
  • Coarsely powdered ground nuts 2 tb spoons
  • Water 50 ml


  • Dry roast the sesame seeds in a pan till they all splutter well and transfer them to a plate. Boil water in a pan and add the powdered jaggery. After it dissolves filter it to remove the dirts and again boil the syrup.
  • Till the syrup thickens and becomes sticky & glossy allow it to boil. When you keep on stirring the syrup you feel that the syrup is becoming thick immediately keep the flame to low and add the sesame seeds and groundnut powder and mix well.
  • Switch off the stove and transfer it to a plate. Grease your palm with some oil or ghee and make balls of bite-able size. The yummy crunchy sweet is ready now. You can add roasted grams or any nuts of your choice if you wish.

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