Sankranti Ellu Bella Recipe 2019 - Easy Way To Prepare At Your Home

Are you feeling it difficult to prepare the Sankranti Ellu Bella recipe? Then you will get all the necessary and important information to help you prepare this tasty recipe for Makar Sankranti 2019

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Sankranti Ellu Bella Recipe

Ellu Bella is presently sold at shops but this was not the case in earlier days because this was a tradition that every mother used to prepare by herself and get occupied few weeks before the Makar Sankranti festival.

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Sankranti Ellu Bella Recipe (2019)

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  • 250gm peanuts or ground nuts or kadlekai or shenga
  • 250gm fried gram or roasted gram or hurigadale
  • 1 desiccated coconut or kobbari
  • 100gm white sesame seeds
  • 250gm block or molded jaggery or acchu bella
  • 1/4 cup sugar coated saunf or jeerige mitai (optional)
  • 1/4 cup small sugar candy or sakkare mitai (optional)

Watch below video how to prepare Ellu Bella Mix for Sankranti (video source & credits: Food & Remedy)

In earlier days women used to have an "elige mane" which had iron fixed to wooden piece and that was also used to cut vegetables.

But now we have a slicer so this makes it more simple and quick when compared to earlier method.

You should use dry coconut, groundnut which is roasted and remember to remove the skin. Roast the groundnut in low flame for better quality.

Ellu bell is a combination of white sesame seeds, roasted gram, dry coconut, jaggery which provides enough oil to your body during this winter season and help the skin healthy.

As per Ayurveda, this combination acts as medicine to help our body maintain its immunity during the cold season.

You can use areca cutter or nutcracker to cut jaggery and make sure you have cut the pieces in right size.

Acchu Bella Preparation

Acchu Bella is included inside the ellu bella packet which is prepared with sugar in different forms.

So if you wish to spend some time and patience you can prepare acchu Bella naturally in your home and avoid buying it from shops.

Also, before you prepare this acchu bella remember to keep molds ready which is normally comes with wooden built and helps in getting the right shape.

Thin cotton cloth to filter this solution.

Ingredients required to prepare Achu Bella:
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Water - 1/4 cup
You have to soak these wooden molds in water full night to get the smooth finish. And dry them with a cotton cloth before using them because excess moisture will spoil the shape.

Add one cup of sugar to a container and add 1/4 cup of water to sugar then keep it on the flame until you see them boiling and mix milk and wait till it boils. 

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Remember to keep the flame in a sim or low flame while preparing this solution.

After a minute that you have added 1/4 cup of curd turn off the flame and filter this solution by using a cotton cloth. So the solution is ready to be poured into the wooden molds.

Watch below video for complete steps so that you just need to replicate the way it is shown.

Video Source & Credits - Swayampaka

Also Read - Makar Sankranti Festival Information

Sankranti ellu bella recipe is simple and easy to prepare but requires patience and I would suggest that you try with less quantity so that you can improve the quality next time.

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