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Tilvadi Recipe

Tilvadi 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 :
Roast Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 20
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 250 gms - white sesame (Til)
  • 200 gms - light Molasses (jaggery)
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • How to Make Tilvadi:

    1. Lightly roast sesame in a dry pan for 2 mins.
    2. Grate or mash jaggery to break down.
    3. Heat jaggery and ghee in a large heavy pan.
    4. Stirring gently, bring to a light boil.
    5. Add sesame, take off fire.
    6. Mix well with a strong spatula.
    7. Pour onto a lightly greased work surface.
    8. Knead a little with greased palms.
    9. Roll to 3/4 inch thickness or more if desired.
    10. Mark out squares of 1x 1 with a sharp knife.
    11. Cool completely.
    12. Break and store in airtight container.


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