This is yet another sweet that my sis-in-law made and sent across to Bangalore. The recipe seems to be really simple; I just need to implement it!! 😉
This sweet is a speciality of Andhra Pradesh, and is filled with good health. Nuvvulu (sesame seeds) are a very good source of calcium. So in case of lactose allergy, you can consider having sesame seeds. Also, the recipe requires jaggery, which is also is filled with health benefits.
- Sift the white nuvvulu to clear all dust/stone particles.
- Lightly roast the seeds till it changes colour to brown. This needs to be carefully done, as a slight delay is turning off the flame would mean the seeds will get over-done.
- Set aside to cool.
- Chop or pound the jaggery into a fine powder.
- Take a choice of additional ingredient (roasted groundnuts, dry desiccated coconut or cashew nut)
- Coarsely grind all the ingredients together. This would mean 1/2 twists of the “Whip” button on your mixer-grinder.
- Take out from the mixer, and set aside for 5 mins.
- Make into small balls.
This sweet can be preserved at room temperature, and lasts upto 1 week without refrigeration.