Til Gajak Recipe

Til Gajak Recipe
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Til or Sesame is an important part of the Harvest festival celebrated nation-wide in the month of January. The Til Gajak is a dessert made up of sesame seeds and jaggery. The jaggery is used as a binding agent for the gajak and is also an excellent means to battle the cold season.
Til Gajak Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.1 / 10 (22 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 cup Sesame Seeds
  • 3/4 cup Jaggery
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/2 cup Water
How to make Til Gajak:
  • Heat a pan and roast sesame seeds on low heat.
  • Keep stirring constantly to avoid it from spluttering.
  • After roasting, let it cool and then pound them.
  • Prepare a thick syrup of jaggery by boiling it with 1/2 cup water over low flame.
  • Take out the roasted sesame from the pan and add it to the syrup.
  • Spread a thin layer of oil on a rolling board.
  • Spread the sesame-jaggery mixture over oil film. Press it to 1 cm thickness.
  • Cool the mixture sufficiently and cut into square pieces.
  • Til Gajak is ready.
  • Keep it in an airtight container.