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Gajak Recipe

Gajak is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - sesame seeds
  • 3/4 cup - soft, sticky Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 tsp - oil for greasing pan.
  • 1/4 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • How to Make Gajak:

    1. Grease a pastry tray with oil, keep aside.
    2. Roast sesame seeds in a heavy pan, till they feel light and pinkish.
    3. Remove, keep aside.
    4. Melt jaggery over low heat, in a large heavy pan.
    5. Add Ghee, cardamom, stir gently till smooth.
    6. Add sesame seeds, mix gently.
    7. Pour into tray, allow to cool till warm.
    8. Mark out indentations for squares as desired.
    9. Allow to cool completely, before storing in airtight containers.


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