Gur ka Gajak

Gajak is a very popular Rajastani sweet. A dry sweet made of sesame seeds/ til or peanuts and jaggery.

1 cup sesame seeds / til
3/4  cup sticky jaggery
1 tblsp ghee + 1 tsp for greasing the tray
1/2 tsp cardamom powder


  • Grease one tray or plate with one tsp ghee and keep aside
  • Roast sesame seeds in a pan on a low flame till they turn light brown
  • Let it cool . Grind the sesame seeds in the mixer and make a coarse powder. Keep aside
  • Melt the jaggery over a low flame adding little water.
  • Once the jaggery syrup becomes thick, add sesame pdr , cardamom pdr and mix gently for 2-3 mins or till it becomes a mass
  • Pous it on the greased tray and level it with a flat spatula
  • Make cuts on it while it is still warm
  • Once it is cooled down separate the pieces and store them in an airtight container


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