On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti we bring you the most popular Maharashtrian recipe Tilache Ladoo also known as Tilgul. It's a delightful combination of sesame seeds (Til) mixed with jaggery (Gul).
|Jaggery||250 Gram (chikki gul)|
|Sesame seeds||250 Gram (til)|
|Groundnuts||4 Tablespoon , crush|
|Chopped cashews||1 Teaspoon|
|Grated coconut||1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , roast|
|Cardamom powder||1 Teaspoon|
1.Heat a pan, add gul (jaggery) and let it melt completely. Add some ghee to help the jaggery remain moist. Keep stirring the mixture till the gul melts completely.
2.When it changes colour, remove it from the flame and let it rest for some time. Add elaichi powder and mix well.
3.Take a bowl, add til (sesame seeds), crushed groundnut, chopped cashews, raisins & grated coconut. Mix all the ingredients.
4.Add the til mixture to gul and mix well. Apply some ghee or water to your hand and start making ladoos. The ladoos tastes best hot or cold.
5.Serve and enjoy!