til chikki recipe | sesame chikki recipe | til ki chikki or til gajak

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til chikki recipe | sesame chikki recipe | til ki chikki or til gajak with detailed photo and video recipe. a flavorful dessert recipe mainly prepared with sesame seeds and melted jaggery which basically helps to shape it. it is typically prepared during the celebration of makara sankrathi festival and is exchanged between friends and family. the recipe is commonly refereed as til chikki but also known as tilgul, til gur patti, gajak recipe.
sesame chikki recipetil chikki recipe | sesame chikki recipe | til ki chikki or til gajak with step by step photo and video recipe. chikki recipes are always mouth watering and can be prepared with variety of nuts and seeds. sesame seeds are one such option and chikki’s out of it is lip smacking recipe. most often, sesame chikki or til gul recipe is prepared during lohri festival or makara sankrathi or for daily dosage of dessert’s.

the recipe for chikki has always been extremely simple and can be prepared within 15 minutes. but sesame chikki recipe is even simpler compared to others. the recipe begins by dry roasting the sesame seeds till they turn into golden in colour. fry these seeds in a low flame and ensure that the seeds does not change the color to dark. optionally you can coarsely grind the seeds or can be used as it is. the next step is to prepare the chasni or syrup from jaggery and mix the roasted sesame seeds to it. once mixed, start shaping the chikki’s with either a barfi tray or using rolling pin. the thickness varies and can be either on a thicker or a thin side. i have kept it to be medium thickness which tastes great.

til chikki recipe

in addition i would like to add some tips, recommendations and serving suggestions to this til chikki recipe. firstly, i have only used white sesame seeds for this recipe but it can also be prepared by mixing both white and black sesame seeds. secondly, the other variation you can introduce to these chikki’s is by mixing it with other nuts and seeds powder. i personally like combination of peanut, badam, cashews and flax seeds chikki. lastly, the chikki’s are typically served during winter as it provides warmth to the body. hence it can be stored for months in a air tight container.

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sesame chikki recipe
til chikki recipe | sesame chikki recipe | til ki chikki or til gajak
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
easy til chikki recipe | sesame chikki recipe | til ki chikki or til gajak
Course: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 24 pieces
Author: Hebbar's Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)
Instructions
  1. firstly in a pan dry roast 1 cup sesame on low flame till it splutters.
  2. now in another kadai heat 1 tsp ghee and add 1 cup jaggery.
  3. keep stirring on medium flame till the jaggery melts completely. alternatively, use sugar, if you do not prefer jaggery.
  4. boil the jaggery syrup on low flame till the syrup turns glossy and thickens.
  5. check the consistency, by dropping syrup into a bowl of water, it should form hard ball and cut with a snap sound. else boil for another minute and check.
  6. simmer the flame add add roasted sesame seeds.
  7. stir well making sure jaggery syrup coats well.
  8. immediately pour the mixture over butter paper or onto steel plate greased with ghee. be quick else the mixture turns hard and will be difficult to set.
  9. get together forming a block, be careful as the mixture will be very hot.
  10. now using a rolling pin roll the slightly thick block.
  11. allow to cool for a minute, and when its still warm cut into pieces.
  12. lastly, serve til chikki once cooled completely, or store in a airtight container and serve for a month.

how to make til chikki or til gul with step by step photo:

  1. firstly in a pan dry roast 1 cup sesame on low flame till it splutters.
    til chikki recipe
  2. now in another kadai heat 1 tsp ghee and add 1 cup jaggery.
    til chikki recipe
  3. keep stirring on medium flame till the jaggery melts completely. alternatively, use sugar, if you do not prefer jaggery.
    til chikki recipe
  4. boil the jaggery syrup on low flame till the syrup turns glossy and thickens.
    sesame chikki recipe
  5. check the consistency, by dropping syrup into a bowl of water, it should form hard ball and cut with a snap sound. else boil for another minute and check.
    sesame chikki recipe
  6. simmer the flame add add roasted sesame seeds.
    sesame chikki recipe
  7. stir well making sure jaggery syrup coats well.
    sesame chikki recipe
  8. immediately pour the mixture over butter paper or onto steel plate greased with ghee. be quick else the mixture turns hard and will be difficult to set.
    til ki chikki or til gajak
  9. get together forming a block, be careful as the mixture will be very hot.
    til ki chikki or til gajak
  10. now using a rolling pin roll the slightly thick block.
    til ki chikki or til gajak
  11. allow to cool for a minute, and when its still warm cut into pieces.
    til ki chikki or til gajak
  12. lastly, serve til chikki once cooled completely, or store in a airtight container and serve for a month.
    til chikki recipe

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to dry roast the sesame seeds on low flame without burning, else the chikki will taste burnt.
  • also, use dark coloured jaggery for brown chikki.
  • furthermore, instead of jaggery use sugar. however chikki prepared with jaggery taste great.
  • additionally, add finely chopped dry fruits to make it more nutritious.
  • finally, til chikki texture is completely depending on the jaggery syrup consistency and colour.

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