Kovilpatti Black Ellu Mittai
Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi a crunchy,nutty,sweet made with sesame seeds and jaggery.These burfis are so nutritious with the goodness of two healthy ingredients Sesame seeds and Jaggery(natural sugar substitute). It is very auspicious to offer sesame seeds recipe to lord Ganesha during Ganesh chaturthi. It is very tasty and healthy Indian sweet. Most people have it as a dessert post lunch or dinner. Sesame seeds are rich in iron and calcium and it is good for bone health. Ellu mittai can be given to diabetes patients, as it is rich in iron and calcium. Sesame seeds are roasted,mixed with caramelized jaggery and then made to burfis.