Alsi is also know by Flax seeds, is a good source of Omega- 3 and Omega-6 elements that control the cholesterol level, dietary fiber, Lignans and proteins smooth and flat, the little seeds have a nutty taste. Flax seeds balls (Alsi Pinni) are a traditional sweet that can be eaten in winters. Recipes made of Alsi (Linseeds or Flax Seeds) are beneficial for cold, cough and arthritis related matters and also give strength. These competes almonds and walnut in regards to its medicinal and nutritional properties. Store the pinni in an air-tight container that can be consumed for over one month. Eat it every day along with tea or hot milk.



  • 250 gm -----Clarified Unsalted Butter 
  • 200 gm -----Sugar or Jaggery
  • 250 gm -----Flax seeds powder 
  • 250 gm -----Whole meal Wheat flour 
  • 100 gm -----Edible gums 
  • 100 gm -----Almonds, Pistachios,Cashew nuts
  • 40 gm -----Raisins 
  • 15 -------Cardamom powder 


  • Heat the ghee (clarified butter) in a frying pan and add the sugar or jaggery , pounded or powder when it starts bubbling, add flax seeds, (dry roast flax seeds then ground) whole meal Wheat flour dry roast until light brown. Stir over a low heat for 5 minutes. 
  • Break the edible gums and roast it in the ghee. The Gond will rise up. Fry it until it turns brown and take it out in a separate bowl. Press them with a roller on a plate and grind it. 
  • Add mixed almonds, pistachios and cashew nuts, roughly pounded raisins, powdered edible gum crystals (gondh) cardamom powder and stir well to mix and fry for five minutes more.
  • Then remove from the heat. Allow to cool and then roll the mixture into small balls. Eat when you like.  
  • If you want to make Burfee then pour the mixture in a greased tray and let it set. Once the mixture sets down cut it into the square shape.


  • Keeps the flame low or medium while frying the Edible gums. Else they will do not rise well on high flame and also remains raw from inside.
  • Roast the Flax seeds and Wheat separately on medium and low flame (It might burn on high flame).

Natural Fitness Tips
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