Tal Sankdi

Tal Sankdi is Sesame brittle made with sesame seeds and jaggery(palm sugar or natural sugar)



  • 1            lb sesame seeds 
  • 1            lb jaggery 
  • 1            cup water


  1. Roast sesame seeds. 
  2. Boil jaggery and water until jaggery melts. Strain with a fine sieve. Return to saucepan, and continue cooking on medium heat until thick. Test by dropping few drops in cold water. It should be at hard crack stage(150 degrees) on candy thermometer. 
  3. Add sesame seeds and mix well. 
  4. Quickly spread on 17″ x 15″ x 1″ cookie sheet. Roll thin with a greased rolling pin. 
  5. Cut into desired shapes while it is still hot.












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