Til gud

Til means sesame and gud means jaggery. A mixture of these is exchanged on the festival of sankrantiĀ and people greet each other with the words “Til gud ghya god god bola” meaning “forget the past ill-feelings and hostilities and resolve to speak sweetly and remain friends”. Sharing with you the recipe of this mixture.

Til gud

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 cup
Author Anuya


  • 1 Cup Til/Sesame seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Grated jaggery
  • 1 Tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Halva (Optional) These are small sugar balls easily available in the market.


  • Roast the sesame seeds on medium heat till you hear a crackling sound.
    Til gud
  • Grind the sesame seeds to a coarse powder and then add jaggery and cardamom powder and grind again to a little fine powder.
    Til gud
  • Add the halva and mix. Store in an air tight container.
    Til gud

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