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Til Gajak - Sesame Seed Brittle

Til Gajak - Sesame Seed Brittle - is a popular street side snack throughout India.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 15


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 3/4 cup jaggery powdered
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 cup water


  • In a dry skillet, roast the sesame seeds until golden. The aroma is AMAZING.
  • Prepare a cookie sheet with silkpat or parchment paper. Grease the silkpat/parchment with the ghee.
  • Boil jaggery with water until bubbly; about 10 minutes.
  • Add cardamom and sesame seeds. Immediately transfer to prepared silpat and spread in a compact even layer.
  • Leave to set and harden for about 5 minutes.