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Ellu urundai, Sesame seed laddu

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 24 hours
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 24 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 20-25 laddus 1x


Recipe for ellu urundai. Sesame laddu made with black sesame seeds, roasted peanuts and jaggery. Very special sweet in the kongunadu region.


  • 1 cup black sesame seeds
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 1/4 cup fresh shredded coconut


  1. Soak the sesame seeds in water overnite. Clean and drain the seeds, dry in sunlight. Dry roast the sesame seeds until the seeds starts to burst. Set aside.
  2. Dry roast the peanuts and remove the husk. Set aside.
  3. Dry roast the coconut for a minute. Set aside.
  4. When the ingredients are still warm, grind everything to a powder along with jaggery.
  5. Make small balls / laddus from the mixture immediately.
  6. Ellu urundai is ready.
  • Category: Sweet
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu