Monday, January 14, 2013

Making Til Laddoos for Sankranthi by Nisha Baliga Shenoy

Sankranthi is a festival celebrated with Til-Gul(Sesame and Jaggery). We make til laddoos and share them with family and friends. Here is step by step method of making Til Laddoos.

Til ( Sesame seeds ) - 2 cups
Sticky Jaggery powdered - 1 cup
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
Ghee - 2 tsp

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Roast the Til on low flame till you get a fine aroma. Keep aside.
In a pan, boil the jaggery with 1 tbsp water to form a syrup of soft ball consistency. (To check this , keep a bowl of water by side and put a drop of syrup in it,if u can make a soft ball from it then the syrup is ready , turn off the gas)
Now add the cardamom powder and roasted Til to it and mix well.
Add 1 tsp of ghee and give it a good mix.
Take some mixture in a plate , apply some ghee on your palms and make laddoos of desired size.

Ladoos must be made while the mixture is still hot or else it will harden.
You can soften it by adding a tsp of water.
If you can't make ladoos quickly , just spread the mixture on a greased plate and flatten with a rolling pin and make square cuts on it to make Til chikkis.


Unknown said...

Thank you for the recipe. Looks really yummy.

Rajanikanth Shenoy, Kudpi said...

Queenie you can make them special by adding cashewnut bits. Watch the embedded video.


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