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Til Chikki | Til Patti Recipe

Til(Sesame seed) Chikki or Til Patti is on high demand in the winter season. It is prepared in India on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Uttarayan, Khichdi.

Till Chikki
Till Chikki

Before start the recipe of Til chikki let us see the the benefits of these ingredients.

Benefits Of Til/white sesame seed:

Till/Sesame seed

The potent nutritional benefits of sesame seeds include their ability to prevent cancer, improve heart health, lower blood pressure, build strong bones,  and prevent diabetes. They also help cure sleep disorders, improve digestion, reduce inflammation, boost respiratory health, and aid in dental care.Sesame seeds are a rich source of natural oils, lignans, antioxidants, protein, dietary fiber, and minerals like calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, and magnesium. They also contain thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, zinc, copper, riboflavin, and vitamin E.A half cup of sesame seed contains approximately three times more calcium than half a cup of whole milk.

Benefits of Jaggery/ Gur:
Jaggery/Gur
Jaggery/Gur


Jaggery or gur helps in purify the blood, also helps in fight cold and flu.It keeps our liver healthy and fights constipation. Jaggery or gur rich in iron so it also helps to increase blood in our body. It also prevent burning sensation in Stomach.It also help to keep intestine healthy and prevent joint pain also. It also keep your energy level high. If you want to lose your weight, then included jaggery in your daily diet instead of sugar.

Health benefits of Gur and til:
  • Eat til and gur in the form of tilkut, chikki or ladoo, then it act as a natural booster.
  • They also help to keep bones strong.
  • They act as a natural multi vitamin.
  • You cant believe but it also helps to heal wound faster especially in children
Recipe:

Cuisine- Indian
Course- Sweet
Prep Time- 5 minute
Cooking Time- 10 minute
Serve- 20 pieces

Ingredient:
Roasted Sesame Seed/ white Til- 1cup
Jaggery/ Gur - 1 cup
Water- 5 tbsp


How To Make
  1. In a heavy saucepan/kadhai, dry roasted sesame seed on low flame till it splutters and colour changes to golden brown.
  2. In another heavy bottom, kadhai pour 5 tbsp water and then jaggery.
         
  3. Melt jaggery on a low flame till the melted jaggery turns glossy and thickens.
      
  4. Check the consistency by dropping syrup to a bowl of water, it should form hard and cut with a snap sound.
  5. If the sound comes, then switch off the flame otherwise boil for an  another 1-2 minute.
  6. Then add, ghee in a melted jaggery syrup and then add white sesame seed and mix well till the jaggery coats sesame seed/till well.
  7. Immediately pour the mixture onto a greased plate or over butter paper.
  8. Then rolled the mixture with a greased rolling pin into a slightly thick block.
  9. Allow to cool for a minute and when its still warm cut into pieces.
      
  10. Lastly, store in an airtight container once cooled completely.
Notes
  1. Dry roast the sesame seeds on a low flame.
  2. Instead of jaggery, you can also add sugar if you like the taste of sugar.
  3. Also, add dry roast nuts to make it more nutritious.
  4. I also add water to make jaggery syrup, otherwise, if you add jaggery directly into the kadhai, it burn immediately and there is a taste of burnt in chikki.
  5. You can also add saunth powder if you like the taste of saunth.

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