India | Uttar Pradesh


A specialty of northern India, Gajak is a sweet bar made of sesame seeds and jaggery, garnished with dry fruits. Sesame seeds are cooked in jaggery or sugar syrup and set in thin layers, which can be stored for almost a month. This sweet is very popular in the western parts of Uttar Pradesh during festive seasons. It is rich in iron.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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