Nuvvula laddu(til ke laddu very healthy food for kids)


1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup jaggery
3 tbsps ghee
1tbsp cardamom powder
1/2 cup water


Dry roast the sesame seeds in a flat pan on medium heat. Do this till they are a very pale golden color and aromatic.Put the jaggery and water in a pan and melt to form a thick syrup. To test if it is done drop a little into a bowl of chilled water. If it forms a ball, the syrup is ready. If not, cook some more. Test again till ready.Add the toasted sesame seeds to the syrup and mix well.Add the ghee and cardamom powder and mix well. Take off from heat.Grease your palms and when the mixture is still hot ,but cool enough to handle take enough in your hand to form a ball. Roll between your palms till smooth. Lay on a greased plate to cool. Repeat till all the mixture is used up. The laddoos will soon harden to candy-like texture.Store for up to 10-15 days in an air-tight can make chikkies also.

benefits of sesame seeds:

The seeds are incredibly rich sources of many essential minerals. Calcium, iron, manganese, zinc, magnesium, selenium, and copper are especially concentrated in sesame seeds. Many of these minerals have a vital role in bone mineralization, red blood cell production, enzyme synthesis, hormone production, as well as regulation of cardiac and skeletal muscle activities.
Dental problem: Sesame is extremely beneficial in case of loose teeth or the person is suffering from pyorrhoea and toothache. In such case, let the sesame oil remain in the mouth for 10 - 15 minutes and do gargles. This relieves toothache. Another instant remedy to cure toothache is to do gargles with hot sesame oil mixed with asa fetida and black cumin seeds.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size 1 tbsp (9 g)
Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories 52
Calories from Fat 40
Total Fat 4.5g7%
Saturated Fat 0.6g3%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.7g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 2.1g1%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 1.6g
Vitamin A 0% · Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 9% · Iron 7%
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