A quick Indian sweet made with sesame seeds, khoya and sugar.
Ingredients of Til ki Barfee
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1 Tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
1/4 cup khoya
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
A greased plate to set the barfee in.
How to Make Til ki Barfee
1.1. Roast the seeds on a griddle till they start to splutter and take on
just a suggestion of colour.
2.2. Remove from the pan and set aside to cool.
Place a heavy-based pan on the stove.
3.3. Put in the ghee and the khoya
and sauté till it appears to be of a uniform consistency and looks
4.4. Take off the heat; add the roasted sesame seeds and
leave to cool.
5.5. In another pan, warm the sugar and water together over
low heat, stirring a few times till the sugar dissolves.
6.6. Make sure not
to let it boil before the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar dissolves, let
the syrup boil over high heat till it thickens. To test, a drop of syrup in cold water should fall like a blob, ---soft ball consistency.
7.7. Mix immediately into
the cooled khoya mixture, stirring vigorously to blend well.
you mix it in, it will begin to set, so it is essential to blend it in
as fast as you can.
9.9. Transfer on to the greased plate, pat to level, and
leave to cool and set.
10.10. Cut into pieces of desired size, using a sharp
11.11. Arrange in a serving dish and serve. Can be stored in an airtight
container for 8-10 days or more.