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Til ki Chikki

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Til ki Chikki

A crunchy snack made with sesame seeds and sugar, perfect to satisfy your mid-meal cravings.


  • 200 gm til (white sesame seeds)
  • 500 gm sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp baking (meetha) soda
  • Greased thali or baking tin to set the chikki


  1. Dissolve sugar in the water over low heat.
  2. When dissolved, increase the heat and let it come to a boil.
  3. Cook till the syrup when dropped in a cup of cold water, forms a hard lump.
  4. Stir in the til and cook for another 2 minutes or so and remove from heat.
  5. Mix in the soda and pour the mixture into the prepared dish.
  6. Leave to set in thin layers.
Key Ingredients: sesame seeds, sugar, baking soda