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Nuvvula Laddu (எள் லட்டு, నువ్వుల లడ్డు, तिल लड्डू)

Nuvvula Laddu (எள் லடூ, నువ్వుల లడ్డు, तिल लड्डू) This sweet is made for special occasions all over India with variations. Sesame Seeds Ladoo (nuvvulu/Till) is especially made during Navarathiri festival in Tamil Nadu and for Pongal in many parts of India . This is a very healthy yet tasty recipe.

Regional Dish : Tamil Nadu; Andhra;  Kerala; Karnataka; South India and North India.

Cuisine Style : Tamil Nadu | Cooking Time 20 minutes | Take it as Snack | Type Sweet | Shelf Life : 3 days | Quantity : 30 Servings.

Appx. Nutritional values : calcualted for 1 serving ( 1laddu)

Calories (139.4 K cal), Carbohydrates (5.8 g), Protein (3.2 g), Fat (9.1 g).

Ingredients to serve :

  • White Sesame seeds (Til) (Nuvvulu)  2 Cups
  • Puffed Bengal gram Dal & Roasted peanuts together 1 Cup .
  • Coconut   1 Cup
  • Jaggery  3 Cups
  • Oil 1 tbsp

Method :

  1. Make coarse powder of  puffed Bengalgram dhal and roasted peanuts (groundnuts) and set a side.
  2. Dry roast the grated coconut in a skillet  till it turns yellow  in color.
  3. We are using white sesame seeds that is with out skin , dry roast these also in a skillet till they turn golden color and also become puffed , now allow it to cool off .
  4. Grind the  sesame seeds in a blender.
  5. Heat a wide and thick bottom pan , put 1tbsp of oil , jaggery and sprinkle water so that jaggery becomes wet and keep on stirring till all the jaggery get melted and starts boiling , at this point add the sesaem seeds paste , bengalgram and peanuts powder and coconut powder and keep stirring till all get blended well , and take this mixture out of heat and allow it to cool .
  6. Once it is cooled to a stage that can be handled , scoop out a spoon full into palms and make it into round shape  laddus and allowthem to rest , once they get hard store it in a air tight container.

Note : while making laddu’s if the mixture stick to hands , apply oil to palms to avoid sticking and also this makes the process of making laddu’s easy.

Other variants / Cuisine Style :1. Chimmili ( andhra style); 2. Simple till laddu; 3. till laddu with dry fruits.

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One Response to Nuvvula Laddu (எள் லட்டு, నువ్వుల లడ్డు, तिल लड्डू)

  1. srikanth June 28, 2011 at 1:36 am #

    laks individuality chikiii… prep and dump and rest.

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