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Sesame Brittle or Til Gajjak

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Roasted sesame seeds, coconut and almonds cooked with ghee and powdered sugar, spread on greased plate to set

This recipe is contributed by Member Dr. Sonia Mangla.

Preparation Time :11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Sesame Brittle or Til Gajjak

Main Ingredients

Sesame seeds (til), Sugar

Cuisine

Gujarati

Course

Mithais

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Sesame seeds (til)
    1 cup
  • Sugar powder
    3/4 cup
  • Almonds chopped
    1/4 cup
  • Coconut grated
  • Ghee
    2 teaspoons
  • Green cardamom powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Fennel seeds (saunf)
    1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1


Heat a tawa and dry roast the sesame seeds. Remove and heat and set aside.

Step 2


On the same tawa dry roast almond and coconut for two minutes till lightly golden. Place a silver foil in top of a tray and grease it lightly with little ghee.

Step 3


Heat the remaining ghee in a non stick pan add the powdered sugar and stir continuously on low heat. Add cardamom powder and fennel seeds and the dried nuts. Mix well.

Step 4


Add the sesame seeds and mix again.Remove on the prepared tray and spread the mixture evenly to a thin layer.Cut with a sharp knife and let it cool. Store in airtight container.

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