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Sesame Aluwa


10 Minutes

Preparation Time

30 Minutes

Cooking Time



You will need

  • MILKMAID 1 Small tin
  • Water 3/4 in
  • Sugar 500g
  • Pineapple (stewed and cut) 200g
  • Roasted sesame 150g
  • Margarine 45-50g
  • Cashew (chopped) 30g
  • Ginger preserve 3 tbsp
  • Cardamom (crushed) 6 nos
  • Vanilla 2 tbsp

Let’s make it

Step 1
In a saucepan, mix Milkmaid, water and sugar and cook until thick. Then add the stewed pineapple and ginger preserve. Cook for a few more minutes until the water evaporates.
Step 2
Add 60g of sesame, cardamoms and vanilla. Cook until ball-like consistency is formed.
Step 3
Take the pan off the fire and spread the mixture on a flat board/plate. Sprinkle the rest of the sesame seeds on top and roll out.
Step 4
Cut into diamond shaped pieces.

Nutritional Facts

Sesame seeds are an excellent source of copper, a very good source of manganese, and a good source of calcium and other essential minerals such as iron and zinc.