Sesame Seeds: Til in Hindi

Hey, it time to enjoy Kites with Sesame and Jaggery dishes, like sesame laddu, sesame chapati, sesame kosalya, sesame cakes, and so on. Sesame seeds are two types, white and black. Today we will use white sesames. Today, we are going to make sesame kosalya. Before we start  Kosalya making we will know something about Sesame seeds.

Sesame Seeds:

Sesame seeds are a good source of energy due to the high-fat content. They contain healthy fats and Omega-6. They also contain fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus that help and boost energy levels. People consume sesame for Alzheimer’s, anemia, arthritis, and heart disease prevention, cataracts, constipation, and high cholesterol, infertility in men, menopause, osteoporosis pain, stomach ulcers, stomach cancer, stroke, and weight loss. Different cuisines use Sesame seeds for flavoring.

Sesame seeds help burn fat as they cause the body to release more fat-burning liver enzymes. Sesame seeds or til are known to be a great source of protein, which helps increase your metabolic rate and restraints hunger, by avoiding excessive calorie consumption and supporting weight loss. Sesame seeds are a good source of fiber. Sesame seeds may also have cholesterol-lowering effects. That may help to lower the risks of heart diseases. Sesame seeds are an excellent source of magnesium that may help lower blood pressure.

Diabetes patients often advised eating simple healthy food. Usually, to prevent sudden catches or falls in the levels from their blood, and white sesame seeds are one of the winter seeds that may help diabetes during winters. Sesame is a high source of protein. The hulling and roasting processes of sesame may hamper your digestion and absorption of protein. Sesame seeds contain vitamin E, and other antioxidants may help to prevent skin diseases and make your skin supple.

Sesame seeds are best for bone problems. Sesame seeds may be hulled or unhulled, are rich in various nutrients. Hull Sesame is rich in calcium. Sesamin, a compound available in sesame seeds, this helps to reduce joint pain and support mobility in arthritis with the knee. Sesame minerals help to make thyroid hormones. By nature, sesame is hot and helpful in menopause days. Soaking, roasting, or sprouting sesame seeds can improve the absorption of minerals in the body. Sesame seeds and their oil may have anti-inflammatory properties. Sesame seeds contain Vitamin B6, which is useful to maintain metabolism, cell function, and Helps to make hemoglobin in the blood.

Sesame seeds can add in many dishes like salads, granola, baked items, and stir-fries items. Even Tahini and sesame flour are other products made with the sesame seeds.

Sesame Kosalya

Sesame Kosalya

So, let’s start making sesame kosalya and the ingredients are:


  • Sesame seeds (roasted) – 1 Cup
  • Jaggery – 1/2 Cup
  • Bengal Gram Flour(roasted) – 2 tbsp
  • Green Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp.

First, make dough with rice flour, add a pinch of salt. Make rice dough with boiled water. It should be semi-soft. Cover it and keep it aside for five to ten min. Till then will prepare to fill for the Kosalya. Keep aside 2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds, remain to make powder, add roasted Bengal Gram Flour, Jaggery, and Cardamom powder and mix well now add 2 tbsp whole roasted sesame seeds mix. Fill into rice dough as per your choice shape and steam it for 8 to 10 min.

Some people don’t like steamed food those people, fill the mixture in maida dough and fry. That also tastes good.

So, your Makar Sankranti special Sesame Kosalya is ready to serve. Makar Sankranti has a different name in a different part of India. It is called Lohri, Pongal, Kite festival and Makar Sankranti and many others. So, serve Sesame Kosalya warm and enjoy with playing the kites.

Have fun!

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