How to make Ragi Sesame Laddoo

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Finger millet (ragi / nachni) flour, White sesame seeds (सफेद तिल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Ragi Sesame Laddoo

Ragi Sesame Laddoo Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Ragi Sesame Laddoo Recipe

  • Finger millet (ragi / nachni) flour roasted 1 1/2 cups

  • White sesame seeds roasted 2 tablespoons

  • Ghee 1/2 tablespoon

  • Powdered jaggery 3/4 cup

  • Almonds roasted and crushed 10-12

  • Pistachios roasted and crushed 10-12

  • Cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add finger millet (ragi) flour and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Heat two tablespoons water and jaggery in another non-stick pan and let the jaggery melt.

Step 3

Add the melted jaggery into the finger millet flour alongwith almonds, pistachios, cardamom powder, white sesame seeds and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside till just warm.

Step 4

Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into laddoos.

Step 5


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