Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe

Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe

Lohri and Makar Sankranti are few days away and Indian markets are flooded with pretty sights of gajak, popcorn, revari and chikkis – popular treats only winter can offer and a must- have at any Lohri celebration. Lohri, the bonfire festival celebrates new beginnings and a time to appreciate the elements of nature for a great harvest season and prized crops. Just like Lohri, Makar Sankranti is celebrated throughout India as a harvest festival. Read all about Indian festivals here.

RECIPE DETAIL – Sesame seeds also known as gingelly seeds are hot in nature and therefore used in winters to prepare sweets. Today recipe – Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe (Sesame seeds brittle) is prepared with sesame seeds and jaggery (gur). 

Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe

Nothing complicated, under 30 minute recipe. Dry roast sesame seeds in a heavy bottomed pan and keep a watchful eye, it should not burn. Coarsely grind the seeds. Prepare a thick jaggery syrup and mix in the sesame seeds. I like to keep my til patti on a thick side but feel free to make a thin spread. Let it cool, cut into squares and enjoy!!

Celebrate the warmth of Lohri festival with sweetness of til patti, til ladoo, atte ki pinni and dal ki pinni. Sing and dance to the tunes of Sundar Mundariye hoye..

Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe

Peanut chikki recipe coming soon… Still setting.. 🙂

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Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe
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Til chikki or Sesame seeds Brittle is very popular treat made during Lohri and Makar Sankranti Festival.
Servings Prep Time
15- 20 PIECES 5 MINUTES
Cook Time
15 MINUTES
Servings Prep Time
15- 20 PIECES 5 MINUTES
Cook Time
15 MINUTES
Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe
Votes: 3
Rating: 3.67
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Til chikki or Sesame seeds Brittle is very popular treat made during Lohri and Makar Sankranti Festival.
Servings Prep Time
15- 20 PIECES 5 MINUTES
Cook Time
15 MINUTES
Servings Prep Time
15- 20 PIECES 5 MINUTES
Cook Time
15 MINUTES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup Sesame seeds or white Til
  • 3/4 cup Gur or Jaggery
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1.5 teaspoon Eliachi Powder (Cardamon Powder)
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped pistachios to sprinkle on top
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METHOD
  1. Assemble ingredients.
  2. Cardamom powder and Pistachios.
  3. In a heavy bottomed pan dry roast sesame seeds on a low flame.
  4. Roast until they turn light brown in color. Take it off the flame and let it cool.
  5. Grind them coarsely in a mixer. Set it aside.
  6. Meanwhile combine gur and water in a pan and bring it to a boil.
  7. When the gur syrup becomes thick and coats the back of the spoon....
  8. Add coarsely grounded sesame seeds and...
  9. Eliachi powder. Mix it well.
  10. Grease a plate with ghee and spread the sesame mixture. Spread the mixture in a thin layer.
  11. Allow it to cool down completely, then cut in squares and enjoy!! Good for 2-3 weeks.
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6 Responses

  1. asma khan says:

    Waw yammmmmiiiii

  2. deeksha says:

    Nice looking tilapia, one thread or two thread consistency of syrup

  3. rekha says:

    Yaa its yummmiiiieeeee

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