Golden Sesame Balls. Turmeric Toasted Sesame balls with Cinnamon and Cardamom. 5 Ingredient Sesame balls, or make them into bars or protein sesame bars. Vegan Gluten-free Nut-free Recipe Makes 9 balls. easily doubled
Author: Vegan Richa
2.5tbspor more maple syrup
1/2cupwhite sesame seedsor a combination of different seeds like sesame, coarsely ground pumpkin seeds etc
1/2 to 1tspturmeric
1/4 to 1/2tspcinnamon
1/4tspor more freshly crushed cardamom seeds or cardamom powder
In a bowl mix tahini and maple syrup until well combined. (Heat the tahini in the microwave so that it mixes easily or let the mixture sit on the counter to come to room temperature.
Toast the sesame seeds in a skillet over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until golden. Stir occasionally. Take off heat. Mix the in the turmeric into the sesame seeds while still warm-hot.
Add the sesame seeds to the tahini maple bowl. Add the spices and mix well. Add coconut flour or protein powder and mix in. Chill the mixture for 5 to 10 minutes, then shape into balls or press in a parchment lined pan to cut into bars. Store on the counter for the day or refrigerate for upto a week.
For variation use half sesame seeds and half coarsely crushed pumpkin or sunflower seeds, or almond meal or other nut meal.Nutritional values based on one ball