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How to Make Til Ke Ladoos(WinterLaddus)

Hello Foodies,
          Eat healthier this winter and winter is the time to prepare crunchy, healthy, and warming sesame seeds ladoos. These are high in nutritional value and will feed your body the vitamins, minerals, and keep healthy in the winter months. 

During the winter our body also experiences changes in energy levels, metabolism. Prepare these ladoos by combining sesame seeds, peanuts, coconut, and add jaggery to sweeten these ladoos. It provides nutrients that are essential during winter. Sesame seeds are high in essential fatty acids Omega-3,6 and 9 which promote hair growth and is a good source of energy.  These are gluten-free and vegetarian. Due to its warming nature, it is mainly consumed in winters. 

            Sesame seeds ladoo is a confection of sesame seeds, and jaggery flavored with cardamom and rolled into balls. This tilgul Ladoo is a popular Maharashtrian recipe with many variations throughout Indian cuisines. The roasted sesame seeds are what makes it crunchy, and it's super easy to prepare.  Peanuts, sesame seeds, and jaggery is a heavenly combination of flavors.

Preparation and Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.
Each Tilgul ladoo has 110 calories.

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Ingredients :

  • Til / Sesame Seeds 1 cup
  • Jaggery 1 Cup
  • Peanuts powder ½ cup, dry roasted
  • Coconut 2 tbsp, dry roasted
  • Cardamom powder 1 Tsp
  • Ghee 2 tbsp
  • Dry roast sesame seeds for 2-3 minutes on medium to low flame and let it cool.
  • Dry roast desiccated coconut for a minute and let it cool.
  • Grind roasted sesame seeds coarsely.
  • In a bowl add sesame seeds, peanuts powder, coconut, and cardamom powder and mix all well.
  • Now to the mixture add grated jaggery and ghee mix again and will get a dough-like consistency.
  • Grease palms with ghee and roll sesame seeds mixture to make ladoos.
  • Tadaa, healthy and nutritious Tilache ladoos are ready to serve. Enjoy!!!

My Take:

  • To make a Vegan version you can substitute ghee by adding coconut oil or vegan butter.
Dietary Comments:

  • It made 16 servings. Based on a 2000 calorie diet, per serving contains 110 calories, along with 9.8 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 6.53 g fats, and 2.3 g protein.

Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds / Tilache Ladoos:

  • It has the properties of fighting, preventing, and reversing illness and disease.
  • Sesame is the best option for high protein in a vegetarian diet.
  • High content of zinc helps to boost bone mineral density and bone health as a whole.
  • Sesame seeds are able to prevent asthma and other respiratory disorders by preventing airway spasms.
  • Lowers cholesterol: Sesame seeds rank highest in cholesterol-lowering phytosterols of nearly all nuts, seeds, legumes, and grains.
  • Jaggery has the ability to purify the blood when consumed on a regular basis and in limited quantities, it cleanses the blood, leaving your body healthy.
  • Anemia - Jaggery is rich in iron and folate which help prevent anemia by ensuring that a reasonable level of red blood cells is maintained. This is especially beneficial for pregnant women.

Good Time To Eat :

  •  It's good to eat tilgul ladoo as a dessert. Or serve this super yummy til gur Ladoo as a snack, breakfast, or after any meal or whenever you crave for something sweet. 

Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy!!!


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  2. Hi ! Looks wonderful . Can I use fresh coconut lightly roasted in the pan instead of desiccated coconut ??

    1. Yes, you can totally use fresh coconut instead of desiccated coconut.

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