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Avurudu Food

Thala Karali

Thala Karali is a popular Sri Lankan sweetmeat made from sesame seeds and jaggery, and widely consumed during the April Avurudu festive season.

Thala Karali is the perfect guilt-free sweet to indulge in, with sesame seeds being a rich source of nutrients like calcium and Vitamin B1 and many nutritionists recommending substituting sugar with jaggery, due to its low calories and having a slower rate of absorption to sugar. 

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