Monday, 28 March 2016


Do you know about Palm jaggery?
Does it find an important place in your regular diet? If then, how do you use it?
Stay with me for a while to know about the nutritional benefits and how to use in sweets!
Palm jaggery adjusts our body health automatically and offers relief from both blistering summers and chilling winters. 

There are amazing properties of palmyra jaggery listed below:

1. Rich iron in palm jaggery increases haemoglobin level and best treatment for anaemia.
2. High antioxidant content helps to protect the body cells from damages caused by free radicals.
3. It is equally rich in calcium, potassium and phosphorus.
4. It activates the digestive enzymes and helps to cleanse the intestinal tracts.
5. It is an energy booster since it has essential minerals so it is called as store-house of many                   vitamins. It helps to wipe  out the toxins from our body leaving you a healthy and fit.
6. Since it contains full of dietary fibers, it treats against constipation and indigestion and stimulates 
    perfect Bowel movement. 
   Palm jaggery is an excellent substitute for white sugar. As compared to white sugar that is devoid      of nutrients, palm jaggery is a natural and nutritious sweetener. It is processed without any  chemicals or artificial ingredients. It is made from palmyra tree and loaded with medicinal    properties.
It heals migraines.
Another startling fact is its higher count of potassium helps in weight loss treatment.
It is used to treat the dry cough and cold. By dissolving the. mucus, it helps to clear the respiratory tract and asthma and diabetes.
So the Kongu people call the palmyra tree as ' karpakatharu'. Almost all the parts of palmyra tree are being helpful and beneficial to the village folks.

Sesame seeds : 

They are not only an excellent source of copper and manganese but also the good source of calcium, magnesium,  iron phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, selenium and dietary fibres.
When it is combined with palm jaggery, it will enliven the whole nutritious food.
We are going to learn healthy and delicious sesame balls
made up with Roasted sesame seeds and palm jaggery. This is a traditional sweet from our ancient period.


Roasted sesame seeds one bowl 200. gms
Palm jaggery 200 gm or one bowl.
Roasted cashew nuts four
Almonds roasted four
Cardamom five or four


Dry roast the sesame seeds, cashews and almonds.
Keep aside to cool.
Break the palm jaggery and powder into a coarse texture.
Give them to blend coarsely.
Make balls mixing with little ghee.

So simple..! So easy to make..! Traditional sweet..!!
within ten minutes..! Acquire its high nutritional values..!!!!

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