Thursday, 9 August 2018

Hurigadale Tambittu and sesame seed laddu - Nagara Panchami sweets

These are the most famous delicious sweets prepared in North Karnataka during Nagara Panchami festival. They are very very easy to prepare, taste extremely delicious and can be stored even without refrigeration for more than a fortnight.

So this time try these delicacies with this easy and quick recipe.
Fried gram Thambittu.

Prep time : 30 minutes
Cooking time : 30 minutes
Serves : depends!!!

Ingredients :
  • Fried gram powder 4 cups
  • Ground Jaggery 3 cups - increase or decrease depending upon the sweetness you like
  • Ghee 2 cups
  • Grated dry coconut 1 tablespoon
  • Fried sesame seeds 1 tablespoon
  • Elaichi powder 3/4 tablespoon
Preparation :
  • In a thick bottomed kadai, heat a tablespoon of ghee and lightly fry the grated dry coconut to a light golden brown and keep it aside.
  • In the same kadai heat the remaining ghee and add the jaggery.
  • Once the jaggery melts, turn down the heat, add the roasted dry coconut, fried sesame seeds and the elaichi powder.
  • Switch off the gas and add the fried gram powder and mix well.
  • Prepare round balls - unde - when the mix is hot, because once it gets cold the mixture becomes hard.
  • Relish hot yummy laddus.
  • Once the undes become cold, store in an airtight jar.

Step by step images of the Recipe :

Ellu Chigali

Preparation Time 30 minutes

Serves Depends!!!

Ingredients :

Nylon ellu ( Nylon sesame seeds ) 4 cups
Pounded Unde Bella ( Jaggery )  3 cups - It may vary depending upon how sweet you want your undes

Preparation :

In a thick bottomed kadai toast the sesame seeds till light golden.
Let them cool.
Once cool, coarsely grind the sesame seeds, transfer to a wide bowl.
Mix the pounded ground to this sesame powder.
Now transfer this mixture to mixie jar and grind into nice mix.
It becomes oily and sticky and soft.
Now roll into undes - laddus.
Keep in an airtight jar.
They can be savoured without refrigeration for upto 15-20 days, provided they last for so many days!!!