When sesame seeds (til) and jaggery (gud or gur) come together, they make a warm and yummy sweet dish known as a tilgul or sesame Laddu.
Til Ladoo or Tilgul Ladoo or Sesame Seed Ladoo is a special sweet dish used in Maharashtra, especially during the winters and Makar Sankranti.
This is therefore a traditional Indian sweet made with elements like sesame and jaggery to heat the body during the winter months. Here is how you can make the finest til ladoos using Jivana Jaggery-
Published on: January 31, 2022
Here are the Ingredients & Steps for making a Tilgul Ladoo -
In an iron kadai dry roast til (sesame seeds). (Note: Til should always be roasted on a slow to medium flame as it might burn. Also, til needs to be roasted while covered. Roasting til hardly takes 5-7 minutes.)
Once the til is roasted, move it to a plate to cool down.
Once cooled, grind roughly to powder form using pulser mode. This is called tilkut if you want to add danyacha kutt then roast the groundnuts and once slightly cooled pool together and grind to powder).
Remove both kutt (powders) onto a plate.
Now in the same mixie jar add chopped jaggery (gul) and grind it for 1 minute till it becomes a soft sticky ball.
Place both powders (kutt) in a mixie jar and blend. This aids in the even mixing of all elements.
Transfer the mixture to a plate. Mix in the cardamom and nutmeg powders thoroughly.
Begin rolling the ladoo into lemon-sized balls. Your healthy Jivana Jaggery Tilgul Ladoos are now ready to be served!
|Ingredients for the Tilgul Ladoo
|Sesame seeds (unpolished til) - 1 cup
|Jivana Jaggery - ¾ cup
|Roasted groundnut (optional) ¼ cup
|Elaichi and nutmeg for flavour- optional