Chigali Recipe: How To Make Ellunde At Home

By: Sowmya Subramanian
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Chigali is an authentic Karnataka sweet that is prepared for almost all functions and celebrations. Chigali is nothing but ladoos made of powdered sesame seeds along with jaggery. In Tamil Nadu, it is called Ellurundai.

The til wala ladoo is extremely rich in calcium and iron; and since it is sweet, children are really fond of having more than one. It is very nutritious; however, eating too many of the ellunde is not recommended, as it produces heat in the body.

This toothsome sweet is easy to make for festivals and since it is quick to prepare, it does not take too much of your cooking time. So, if you are keen on making this sweet recipe at, continue reading the step-by-step procedure along with images and have a look at the video on how to make the sesame seeds ladoo.

CHIGALI RECIPE VIDEO

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CHIGALI RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE ELLUNDE AT HOME | POWDERED SESAME SEEDS LADOO RECIPE | TILL WALA LADOO RECIPE
Chigali Recipe | How To Make Ellunde At Home | Powdered Sesame Seeds Ladoo Recipe | Till Wala Ladoo Recipe
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
15 minutes
Total Time
20 Mins

Recipe By: Kavyashree S

Recipe Type: Sweets

Serves: 8-10 balls

Ingredients
  • White sesame seeds (ellu) - 1 cup

    Jaggery - 1 cup

    Peanuts - ¼th cup

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add sesame seeds to a heated pan.

    2. Dry roast it, until it turns golden brown.

    3. Remove it off the stove and allow it to cool.

    4. Next, add peanuts to the heated pan and roast it until the raw smell goes away.

    5. Remove it off the stove and allow it to cool.

    6. Add the roasted sesame seeds and peanuts to a mixer jar.

    7. Grind the content in the jar.

    8. Add jaggery to the mixer jar and grind it again.

    9. Pour the ground content in a bowl.

    10. Roll it into small ladoos with the palm.

Instructions
  • 1.The sesame seeds and the jaggery must be of the same ratio, but if you prefer the ladoos more sweet, you can add jaggery to it.
  • 2.Peanut is optional and is added to give that extra flavour and texture.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 ball
  • Calories - 144 cal
  • Fat - 5.6 g
  • Protein - 5.1 g
  • Carbohydrates - 18.2 g
  • Sugar - 7.3 g
  • Fibre - 2.1 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE CHIGALI

1. Add sesame seeds to a heated pan.

chigali recipe

2. Dry roast it, until it turns golden brown.

chigali recipe

3. Remove it off the stove and allow it to cool.

chigali recipe

4. Next, add peanuts to the heated pan and roast it until the raw smell goes away.

chigali recipe
chigali recipe

5. Remove it off the stove and allow it to cool.

chigali recipe

6. Add the roasted sesame seeds and peanuts to a mixer jar.

chigali recipe

7. Grind the content in the jar.

chigali recipe

8. Add jaggery to the mixer jar and grind it again.

chigali recipe
chigali recipe

9. Pour the ground content in a bowl.

chigali recipe

10. Roll it into small ladoos with the palm.

chigali recipe
chigali recipe
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