Ellunda (Sesame Seed Balls) is a Kerala Snacks recipe. In Malayalam Sesame Seed is called Ellu and meaning of unda is balls.
- 1/2 cup Sesame
- 1/2 cup Jaggery
- 1/4 cup Water
- 1/2 tsp Cardamom
Delicious, crunchy sesame seeds are widely considered healthful foods. The seeds are a very good source of dietary proteins with fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth, especially in children. Niacin is another B-complex vitamin found abundantly in sesame.Calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, magnesium, selenium, and copper are especially concentrated in sesame seeds.
- 1Roast white sesame seeds till it is light golden in colour.
- 2Melt jaggery in water and boil till it gets a thread like consistency.
- 3Turnoff the flame.
- 4Add the roasted sesame and cardamom powder to the jaggery mix.
- 5Let it cool, make small balls from the mix and serve.
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