By Nmami Agarwal
August 1, 2018
Nothing can match the insatiable taste and treat derived from mouth-watering sweet delights. Til (sesame) seeds are loaded with rich flavours of cardamom, jaggery and ghee are rich in zinc, calcium and phosphorus which work wonders for the new nursing mothers since they are known to help in increasing the milk supply.
Here’s a simple recipe for making Til Laddus at home for expecting mothers.
Til adds more than just flavour to the dish you simply make at home. This healthy kitchen ingredient is an essential source of vitamins, dietary fibres, phytonutrients like omega-6 fatty acids and flavonoid phenolic anti-oxidants while protecting your heart health, maintaining healthy bones, and is especially beneficial for lactating mothers.
- Sesame seeds (til)- 30 grams
- Ghee- 1 teaspoon
- Jaggery- 15 grams
- Roasted and Crushed Peanuts- 1 teaspoon
- Cardamom powder- 1/2 tsp
Calories – 145.5 Kcal per laddu
Heat a non-stick pan, add sesame seeds and roast it on a low flame for 6-8 minutes, while stirring. After that, keep it aside.
Now heat the ghee in a non-stick pan and add jaggery to it. Mix them well and cook it for 4 minutes, stirring continuously.
Add sesame seeds, peanuts, cardamom powder and mix everything well leave it to cook on a slow flame for 1 minute, stirring continuously.
Shift the mixture to a greased plate and let it cool down for 1 to 2 minutes.
Take a small portion of the mixture with wet hands and shape it into round each by each.
Allow these small balls to cool down completely and store in an air-tight container.
Over to you-
Don’t give up on desserts after your main course to maintain a healthy weight. Try these home-made sweet dishes at your home and enjoy the varieties whenever you feel like having something sweet in your plate with some nutritional benefits. Nonetheless, sesame seeds are widely believed to boost milk supply in lactating mothers. Also, it’s a great source of calcium and omega-6 fatty acids.