This Sankranti, we bring to you the mouth-watering recipe of Gajak, a famous North Indian specialty dish. This confection is widely appreciated for its great taste and rich aroma. To make this dish richer, you can add dry fruits to it. Healthy-to-eat and super luscious, make Gajak your go-to option and bring in some warmth to your body this winter season.
- 1 cup sesame seeds
- 3/4 cup soft and sticky jaggery
- 1 tbsp ghee
- 1 tsp oil to grease pan
- 1/4 tsp powdered cardamom
Take a pastry tray or a simple steel plate, grease it with oil and keep it aside.
In a heavy bottom pan, roast sesame seeds until they become light brown and keep aside.
In a separate pan, take jaggery and heat it on a low flame.
After the jaggery melts, add ghee, cardamom powder, and stir it gently, so that all the ingredients mix together properly.
Now, slowly add the roasted sesame seeds and mix gently.
Pour the mixture onto the greased tray and allow it to cool. Spread it evenly.
With a knife, make indentations for square or other shapes, as desired.
Cool it completely before you can break it into pieces.
|173 K cal