Yellu Urandai also called Sesame balls is a crunchy and tasty sweet made from Sesame seeds and Jaggery. This traditional sweet of South India is highly nutritious with healthy ingredients. Try our Yellu Urundai and feel the authentic taste of the sweet in every bite.
White Yellu – as the main ingredient
The sweet is made of White Yellu, as the major ingredient. Yellu, being known as Sesame, the entire sweet turns out to be also known as Sesame balls. Yellu is also in black color, both the varieties of Sesame are rich in health, which makes it an added advantage.
Prepared during almost all of the festivals of the South starting from Ganesh Chathurthi, Krishna Janmashtami, Diwali, and so on. Hence, everyone would have memories attached with this yummy sweet which can be cherished throughout Appropriately roasted sesame seeds are let to cool down and then mixed with the Jaggery which is melted in appropriate proportion, which is then made into balls come out as the crispy and healthy Yellu Urundai.
Jaggery and Yellu combo towards Health
The benefits of Jaggery are well known. The natural ingredient rich in antioxidants is also an immunity booster, also safe up to a limit for diabetes patients. We make sure to procure the best farm-fresh Jaggery to be used as an ingredient in this super sweet dish.
Yellu- the Sesame seeds goodness is another specialty. The nutritious seed is also a good source of fiber, which also promotes healthy hair growth. We procure White Yellu for this item of ours. Hence, the ingredient combo is considered to be the best beneficial healthy alternative to high sugar sweets.
In the good old days, where people lived as a joint family, all the ladies in the household used to sit together and hence make a lot of these urundais by chit-chatting in the verandah or the courtyard, which remains to be a memory to be cherished!