Gajak is a well-known dessert or confection originating in north-central India. It is a dry sweet made of sesame seeds or peanuts and jaggery. The til is cooked in the raw sugar syrup , Sugar can Syrup and set in thin layers, which can be stored for months. Gachak is the famous Indian Butter Crunch Candy, made with Jaggery (Gud), Peanuts (MoongFali / Ground Nut) and Pure Ghee. Now a days, nothing is difficult to make at home and if ingredients are available and you are going through the proper procedure, then you can make anything very easily.
We often buy this old Fasion Butter Crunch from shops to eat. But when my Punjabi friend told me the way of making it, I was really amazed. Gachak is extremely easy Indian sweet dish and generally eaten in Indian Festivals, such as Lohri, Mahashivratari, Holi, etc. During these Special Festivals, The prasad includes primarily of Til and Gachak. It is a kind of chikki, that can be made from til (sesame), peanuts and jaggery.
India is blessed with lots of Festivals and every religion enjoys and celebrates them in their own style. For all such lovely Sankranti & Lohri Gifts, varities of Chikki’s & Sweets are made only in India.
Gachak is a dry India Sweet dish, hence can be kept for many days. In fact, people send this Dry Fruit Chikki to their relatives, which are staying at far distances. As far as the preparation of Chikki / Desi Ghee Gachak is concerned, the freshness and cleanliness also go with health. These Sweet Dishes are means of enjoyment and provide all the nutritions, that are necessary for the health.
Notes: Let the Gachak Mixture cool down completely, else you will not be able to cut it into pieces.
Chef Tips: Store the pieces of Gachak in an air tight container, you can keep them for 6-7 days.
in this video you will know that how to make chikki gur gajak patti recipe at home