Til-gud Ladoo

Til means sesame and gud means jaggery. Til-gud ladoos are exchanged on the festival of sankranti¬†and people greet each other with the words “Til gud ghya god god bola” meaning “forget the past ill-feelings and hostilities and resolve to speak sweetly and remain friends”. Sharing with you the recipe of this Ladoo.

Til-gud Ladoo

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 35 Ladoos
Author Anuya


  • 250 Grams Til/Sesame seeds
  • 1 Cup Grated jaggery
  • 1 Cup Groundnut powder
  • 2 Tbsp Ground dry fruits Any dry fruits of your choice - I used cashew and almond powder.
  • 1 Tbsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/2 Cup desiccated dry coconut Optional


  • Roast the sesame seeds on medium heat till you hear a crackling sound.
    Til gud
  • Grind the sesame seeds to a coarse powder and then add jaggery and grind again to a little fine powder. Remove this mixture in a plate and add groundnut powder, dry fruit powder and cardamom powder. Mix well and roll into Ladoos (round balls).
    Til-gud Ladoo
  • Roll each ladoo in desiccated dry coconut and store in an air tight container.
    Til-gud Ladoo

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