Open Sesame – 3 quick recipes

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Sesame is the ingredient of the season, white or black both these varieties add plenty of crunch and a fab nutty taste wherever they are used. Check out these 3 recipes that get made within and jiffy and are surprisingly good considering the amount of effort and time it requires.

Menu: Til Chocolate aur Nariyal ke Laddoo
Til ke Gajak
Tilwale Paneer

Shopping list


600 grams of sesame seeds
1 slab of dark chocolate
250 grams of dried coconut
100 grams of dalia
100 grams of peanuts
200 grams of jaggery
100 grams ghee
200 grams condensed milk
250 grams cottage cheese
100 grams of black sesame seeds
1 small packet of chat masala
300 grams of refined flour

For faster preparation

For laddoo dry roast the ingredients. For gajak dry roast the seeds and grind it set aside. For paneer marinate it and set aside. Then prepare the batter and sesame coating.

How to go about it

Start with the gajak. Then finish the laddoo. Finally coat the paneer with the batter and coat it with seeds and shallow fry it.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.