Chimmili (Nuvvula Undalu, Sesame and Jaggery Balls, Til aur Gur ke Laddoo)

Now that Deepavali is over, it is time to think of Nagula Chavithi, which falls on the fourth day after Deepavali. This is a day when women in Andhra fast and pray to serpents/snakes. Legend has it that when Lord Shiva swallowed the poison from  the Sagara Manthanam, a few drops spilled over.

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Besan Laddoo

It is Dhana Trayodashi/Dhanteras today, the first of Diwali. Today, I made Besan Laddoo, a sweet that I love. I made it great abundance this year and will share it with family, friends and colleagues at work. 🙂 Makes: 12-15 Besan Laddus Ingredients Besan/Gram Flour/Senaga Pindi – 2 Cups Ghee/Clarified Butter/Neyyi

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