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Ellu Vurundai (Sesame seed Balls)

jaggery based

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

good for health

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 100gms or 1/2 cup White Sesame Seeds
    • 1/4 cup grated jaggery
    • 1 tsp ghee


    1. Soak it for 4 hrs in water.Strain it.
    2. Roast it slightly brownish till it crackles in low flame.
    3. After it cools down,sieve it and the skin will come out.
    4. In a heavy bottomed pan,dissolve jaggery with 1 tsp water.
    5. It should become a  thick string.
    6. When we put one drop in water,we should be able to make a ball.This is the right consistency.
    7. Then switch off the gas.
    8. Mix it with sesame seeds.Use long thin spoon while mixing.
    9. Apply ghee in your palm and make small balls.Don't press too much while making balls.
    10. Ellu vurundai is ready.


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Rajeswari!,this is one of my Hubby's fav and this can be tried at home easily.(we do this using black sesame seeds- as 'ladoos' or as square shaped 'Ellu Mittai').

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