Sankranti Ellu

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About Sankranti Ellu

In India, traditions differ from region to region. Sankranti is celebrated throughout India but each region calls it bydifferent name and has their own unique way of celebrating. In Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu it is celebrated by offering Sankranti Ellu to Lord and later share with friends and family. #Contest #Makar Sankranti and Lohri recipe
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Servings - 8


  • 1 cup White Sesame
  • 1 cup Ground Nuts
  • 1 cup Dalia split
  • 1 1/2 cup Desiccated Coconut
  • 2 cup Castor Sugar


  • Dry roast sesame, groundnut and desiccated coconut separately for two minutes each. Do not mix them.
  • Dry roast split dalia for a few seconds.
  • Discard the skin of groundnut. Crush them lightly with palm, they will split into half.
  • Take a bowl and mix all ingredients together. Sankranti Ellu is readyto offer to the Lord.

Recipe Notes

  • Use shiny white sesame. It tastes good for this one.
  • Do not over roast the groundnut.
  • I remove the outer cover of coconut (brown) and use only the white part.
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