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Gajak

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
1/2 cup roasted sesame seeds
200 g sugar
2 tbsp water
1/4 cup halved cashews
2 tbsp ghee

Gajak

Features:
  • Sweet
Cuisine:
  • 25 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Ingredients

How to make Gajak

  1. Grease a rectangular tray with ghee and set aside. 
  2. In a large heavy bottomed kadhai, dry roast sesame seeds on low heat till they turn brown.
  3. Combine sugar and ghee with two tablespoons of water.
  4. Cook on medium heat till it turns thick and syrupy.
  5. Remove from the heat and fold in the roasted sesame seeds and cashew nuts.
  6. Mix well and then transfer to the ghee coated tray. Level with a large flat spatula and cut into pieces while still warm.

Note: Once it has cooled down, you can separate the pieces and store in airtight containers. 

  1. Serve and enjoy!

Trivia

The phrase, "Open sesame!" is from the Arabian Nights tales.

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