Til Ke Ladoo Recipe - Sesame Ladoo Recipe

Til Ke Ladoo Recipe is a favorite Ladoo in Maharashtra and is served during Sankranthi festival which falls in the winter. It is also distributed among friends and family during this festival.

Pooja Nadkarni
Til Ke Ladoo Recipe - Sesame Ladoo Recipe
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Til Ke Ladoo is a variety in ladoo that is enjoyed by many. It is a favorite in Maharashtra and is served during Sankranthi festival which falls in the winter. Til is a healthy option in winter and warms your body by giving energy. 

Did you know - Til or Sesame seeds are rich in proteins, calcium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorous. In Combination with gur(Jaggery), it becomes all the more good option for those having deficiency of iron and calcium, because jaggery also has iron.

In Till Ke Ladoo Recipe peanut powder or crushed cashew nuts can also be added for extra nutty flavor. Some people prepare these ladoos, by grinding Roasted sesame seeds, instead of using them as a whole.

Serve Til Ke Ladoo along with other snacks like Baked Masala Namak Para and Aloo Dal Pakoras for your Festival snacks.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Ladoo Recipes such as

  1. Churma Ladoo Recipe
  2. Besan Oats Ladoo Recipe
  3. Green Tea Coconut Ladoo 

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • 120 grams Jaggery , broken into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • Water , as required

How to make Til Ke Ladoo Recipe - Sesame Ladoo Recipe

  1. To begin with Til Ke Ladoo Recipe, we have to keep all the ingredients ready

  2. Take a skillet and dry roast till on medium heat for 2 minutes and it should turn lightly brown. As it turns brown remove in a bowl and keep aside to cool.

  3. Now for the next step,in a heavy bottom cooking pot, pour in water and jaggery and melt jaggery completely by stirring well.

  4. After the jaggery melts in with water and alow it cool until the jaggery thickens up to add til in it.

  5. You can test it by dropping thickened syrup drop in cold water in a bowl. If you could make a small ball out of it, or it hardens up, without getting diluted with water, the jaggery has reached the correct consistency.

  6. At this point, add ghee, cardamom and roasted til seeds in jaggery syrup and switch of the flame.

  7. Remove it on a plate greased with ghee and let it cool down for 2 minutes. Don't allow to cool completely otherwise you won’t be able to shape up Ladoos

  8. If you do not wish to make ladoos, then you can also make barfi by spreading it nicely on that plate and then cutting in square shapes .

  9. Grease your palms with ghee and take a little of the til mixture (enough to make 1/2 the golf ball size) on you palm and shape up the ladoos.

  10. Repeat for all and let them cool down completely and then store in air tight container.

  11. Serve Til Ke Ladoo along with other snacks like Baked Masala Namak Para and Aloo Dal Pakoras for your Festival snacks.