Winter is the perfect time to warm up with good food, but it doesn't always have to be guilt-ridden. You may enjoy digging into some healthy but delicious foods as well, that will actually keep in you in good health to brave this harsh weather. This simple snack - a ladoo made with til - contains all those properties to keep you warm, energetic and immune from seasonal flus like cold and cough. Its high calcium content also helps keep your bones, nails and hair strong. All in all, this is a perfect sweet snack to tuck into this winter.
According to nutritionist Rupali Dutta, "Sesame seeds contain healthy fats like polyunsaturated fatty acids and Omega-6, and are therefore, a great source of energy. The seeds also provide lots of fibre, zinc, iron, calcium, magnesium and Vitamin E that help boost immunity."
This winter-special ladoo recipe video from YouTube channel 'Cooking With Reshu' shows you a very easy way to make this simple ladoo, which requires on 3 common ingredients - til, mawa and sugar - and can be made in all of 5 minutes.
Watch: Recipe Video Of Til Mawa Ladoo:
(Also Read: Try Bajra Til Ki Tikki In Winters To Ward Off Cold And Cough)
Roast sesame seeds and grind in a blender to make coarse powder. Transfer til powder in a bowl and add powdered sugar. Now roast mawa in a hot pan till it melts. Once cooled, add to the til-sugar mixture. Now just make ladoos out of this mixture and let them set.
Enjoy these nutritious ladoo all through the winter. You may also add crushed cardamom or cardamom powder for extra flavour. Enjoy!
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