Sesame Diyas

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - white, black or mixed sesame seeds
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder

How to Make Sesame Diyas

  • Heat sugar in a heavy bottom pan.
  • Stir gently. When the sugar dissolves, add in sesame and cardamom, mix.
  • Take off from fire, mix well, folding with a spatula.
  • Grease hands generously with oil, take a blob at a time.
  • Mould over diya mould while it is still hot.
  • Allow to cool and stiffen.
  • If desired, fill with chocolate curls or transparent sweetened gelatine and put wicks.