How to make Til ki Burfi -

Bursting with flavour of roasted sesame seeds, these burfis will be devoured in no time.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sesame seeds (til) (तिल), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

For more recipes related to Til ki Burfi checkout Til and Dry Fruits Laddoo, Til aur Gur ki Chikki. You can also find more Mithais recipes like Khajoor Na Ghugra Panchakhadya Meethe Sevaiyan Lapsi Halwa

Til ki Burfi

Til ki Burfi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Til ki Burfi Recipe

  • Sesame seeds (til) 1 cup

  • Ghee at room temperature 3 tablespoons

  • Khoya/mawa grated 1½ cups

  • Sugar ½ cup

  • Almonds chopped 5-6

  • Pistachios chopped 5-6


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan, add sesame seeds and dry-roast till light light brown. Set aside to cool. Grease an 8x6 inch tray.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai. Add khoya and sauté on low heat till light pink and fragrant.

Step 3

Add roasted sesame seeds and sugar, and continue to sauté for 3-4 minutes or till the sugar dissolves completely.

Step 4

Add chopped nuts and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer to the greased tray, level the surface and set aside to cool. Cut into desired shapes and serve.

Step 6

Store in an airtight container when completely cooled.

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