Til Gur Ke Chawal

Roasted sesame seeds and jaggery pounded together adds a flavour to the rice. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Til Gur Ke Chawal
Main Ingredients Sesame seeds (black), Basmati rice
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Rice
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Til Gur Ke Chawal

  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (black)
  • 1 cup Basmati rice soaked
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (til)
  • 3 tablespoons Jaggery (gur) grated
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 10-15 Cashewnuts
  • 10-15 Raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seed (saunf) powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dry ginger powder (soonth)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt


  1. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Add black and white sesame seeds and sauté lightly.
  2. Slit the cashewnuts into half and add to the pan. Mix well. Add the raisins and sauté till lightly browned.
  3. Add rice and sauté lightly. Add 2 cups water and mix. Add jaggery, fennel powder, dried ginger powder, green cardamom powder and salt and mix well.
  4. When the water begins to a boil, reduce heat, cover the pan and cook till all the water has been absorbed and the rice is done.
  5. Serve hot.