Sesame seeds is mainly used in month of January(month to honor the harvest) during festivals of Indians. Til/sesame and jaggery are winter perfect food which increases immunity and keeps body warm. Great snack for kids and has a good shelf life. During winters I do in batches and keep it for snacks cravings.
1 cup – peanuts1 cup – rolled oats
3/4 cup – sesame seeds/til
3/4 cup – jaggery
1 teaspoon – cardamom powder
3 to 4 tablespoons – ghee/clarified butter
In a pan, at medium heat, dry roast peanuts until crunchy and well roasted.
Take it out and keep aside in a bowl.
Roast oats for 2 to 3 minutes and keep aside.
Now, roast sesame seeds until slightly brown and seeds puffs up.
Now mix all three roasted ingredients and add powdered jaggery.
In a mixer, grind them to fine powder .
Take it to bowl, add cardamom powder and melted ghee/clarified butter.
Mix everything and make lemon sized balls.
Above recipe makes 12 ladoo’s.
Keep it in a air tight container and enjoy as mid morning snack or for dessert craving.
Note – add 1 or 2 tablespoons ghee, if you find difficulty to make balls.