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Sesame Seeds And Jagerry Ball

ombhagya's picture
Another sesame seeds and jaggery dish made for Sankrant. The Maharashtrian community distributes these on the occsaion and wish for well being and prosperity to everyboby.
Ingredients
  White sesame seeds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), lightly roasted till it is crisp & golden in color (Til)
  Jaggery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated (Brown Cane Sugar, Adjust To Taste, Gud/Chiralela Gul)
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon (Clarified Butter, Thode Tup)
  Roasted peanut 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Thode Bhajalele Dane)
  Dry grated coconut 1 Tablespoon (Thode Kislele Khobare)
  Nutmeg powder 1 Pinch (Jaifal Pud)
Directions

Melt jaggery in a heavy bottom saucepan.
Add ghee to the melted jaggery and mix nicely.
Add sesame seeds, peanuts, nutmeg and mix thoroughly.
Now grease your plams and quickly make balls.
Let them cool and harden. They are ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Servings: 
6

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tanya3286's picture
Something very similar to this is often prepared at our place... its called 'til-er naru' .. I think its the same thing and that sesame seed is called 'til' in Bengali but there is no specialty mentioned for any particular state...