til gur ladoo

Tilkut Recipe – Til Gur Ladoo Recipe

Tilkut Recipe – Til Gud Ladoo Recipe

Til gur ladoo is also called Tilkut or Til kuta or Tilkatri. It is very easy to make these Ladoos and takes very less time as well.Dishes prepared from Til (sesame seeds) provide heat and energy to the body which are also necessary to beat the cold in winters. Sesame seeds are a good source of iron, calcium and magnesium which makes them really healthy and nutritious to eat.

Today we will be making ladoos prepared with sesame seeds and jaggery. This is the most famous and traditional dessert recipe specially prepared for festivals like on Makar Sankranti and sakat chauth. These ladoos are not only healthy, but scrumptious too. Here’s an easy step-by-step recipe for making til gur ladoo at your home. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Clean the sesame seeds thoroughly.

til gur ladooChop cashews in 4-5 pieces and place it in another bowl. Similarly, chop almonds into 4-5 chunks.

til gur ladooMaking:

Heat a heavy bottom pan or wok. Keep the flame medium. Add sesame seed to it and stir continuously to roast the seeds till they turn light brown in color.til gur ladoo

To check, crush it with hands to see that the seeds should turn to powder. Do keep in mind not to overcook the sesame seeds as they can get a bitter taste.til gud ladooTake out the roasted sesame seeds on plate. Let it cool down a little then grind coarsely in a mixer.

til gud ladoo

Now pour 1 spoon ghee in a pan and add jaggery to it. Keep the flame low. Keep stirring continuously until the jaggery melts completely. Turn off the flame immediately when the gur melts completely.

til gur ladooPut the crushed roasted sesame seeds in the melted jaggery. Blend everything really well. Then add chopped cashews, almonds and cardamom powder to it. Mix everything really well. Til Gur mixture for making Ladoos is ready. Transfer the mixture to a plate and let it cool down a little. Don’t let it cool down completely.til gur ladooApply some ghee to your hands and make the mixture smooth.Take a little amount (about 1 tbsp) of mixture at a time (mixture has to be hot for making Ladoo, as mixture turns rigid when cold hence, making it difficult to bind the Ladoos).

til gur ladooMake round shaped Ladoo and place it on a plate. Similarly, make the rest of the Ladoos of the remaining mixture.

til gur ladooServing:

Serve this mouth-watering and delicious til gur ladoo as it is. Keep the Ladoos as it is for 4-5 hours. Once they cool down completely store them in an airtight container. You can have these scrumptious Tilkut whenever you crave for something sweet.

Suggestions:

You can also coat these ladoo with more sesame seeds. Once done with making the ladoos, coat them nicely will sesame seeds. This will enhance the taste of ladoos.

Til Gur Ladoo Recipe Tilkut Recipe - Til Gur Ladoo Recipe
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Recipe type: Sweet
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Sesame seeds - 500 grams or 4 cups
  • Jaggery - 500 grams
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
Instructions
  1. Clean the sesame seeds thoroughly.
  2. Chop cashews in 4-5 pieces and place it in another bowl.
  3. Similarly, chop almonds into 4-5 chunks.
  4. Heat a heavy bottom pan or wok. Keep the flame medium. Add sesame seed to it and stir continuously to roast the seeds till they turn light brown in color.
  5. To check, crush it with hands to see that the seeds should turn to powder. Do keep in mind not to overcook the sesame seeds as they can get a bitter taste.
  6. Take out the roasted sesame seeds on plate. Let it cool down a little then grind coarsely in a mixer.
  7. Now pour 1 spoon ghee in a pan and add jaggery to it.
  8. Keep the flame low. Keep stirring continuously until the jaggery melts completely. Turn off the flame immediately when the gur melts completely.
  9. Put the crushed roasted sesame seeds in the melted jaggery.
  10. Blend everything really well.
  11. Then add chopped cashews, almonds and cardamom powder to it. Mix everything really well. Til Gur mixture for making Ladoos is ready.
  12. Transfer the mixture to a plate and let it cool down a little. Don’t let it cool down completely.
  13. Apply some ghee to your hands and make the mixture smooth.
  14. Take a little amount (about 1 tbsp) of mixture at a time (mixture has to be hot for making Ladoo, as mixture turns rigid when cold hence, making it difficult to bind the Ladoos).
  15. Make round shaped Ladoo and place it on a plate. Similarly, make the rest of the Ladoos of the remaining mixture.
  16. Serve this mouth-watering and delicious til gur ladoo as it is. Keep the Ladoos as it is for 4-5 hours. Once they cool down completely store them in an airtight container. You can have these scrumptious Tilkut whenever you crave for something sweet.

 

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