Sesame laddu made with black sesame seeds, roasted peanuts and jaggery. Very special sweet in the kongunadu region. Sesame is an important seed used in Tamilnadu cuisine. Sesame and its oil is very traditional in this part of the world. Ellu Urundai is a kongunadu special sweet made with sesame as its main ingredient. Its really healthy and has very minimal ingredients. The Ellu Urundai from Pettikadai is made by traditional method using ural ulakkai (wooden mortar-pestle used for pounding grains).
Health Benefits Ellu urundai is extremely nutritious as sesame contains several B vitamins, iron, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, and zinc. Many articles also suggest that sesame consumption may help in small reductions in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.