Ellu hollige is a tasty, healthy sweet dish.It has an unique taste.Vastly made in North Karnataka as per my knowledge.
Mainly made during some festivals, special days like Ellu Amavasya in Gadag district.
Here am using black sesame seeds/til.
Sesame seeds/Til : 1 cup
Jaggery : 1 cup / less than a cup / as per the taste
Dry coconut gratings : 1 Tbsp ( if u wish to add)
For Dough :
Maida flour : 1/2 cup
Chiroti rava : 2 -3 tsp
wheat flour : 2 tsp
Salt : a pinch
Take a bowl add sieved maida, wheat flour, a pich of salt and rava. Add a spoon of oil. Now add water slowly and knead it to make a soft dough. Let it rest for 20 mins.
At first wash the til, let it dry.
Now dry roast the sesame seeds, till it splutters, not to burn, u will get an aroma.
Let it cool, once its cooled, mix jaggery and til, grind it to powder in mixer as shown below.
while rolling it will be easy. Now make the dough in to small portions, wrap the balls and roll it like pooris.
Dry roast both sides.
Ready to serve.
Can be served with ghee.