Gajjak is a Jaggery sweet and it loved and consumed during winters. It is also loved by some famous Indian festivals like Lohri, Basant Panchami, Baisakhi, and Makar Sankranti. Basically it is prepared with mail two ingredients: Sesame Seeds and Jaggery
Famous products are…
Gur and Til Gajak, Chocolate Gajak, Dry fruit Gajak, Sugar-free Gajak and Morena Ki Gajak
Health Benefits of all ingredients:
Til (sesame seeds)
Sesame seeds are placed at the top list of must-have winter foods. according to Ayurveda nutrients are have the ability to generate heat and energy in the body. Apart from being a rich source of calcium and manganese, they contain minerals like magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, selenium, molybdenum and dietary fiber. Sesame seeds trigger hair growth, delay the aging process, keep the skin soft and supple, boost digestion, promote bone health, stabilizes blood pressure, and help fight stress and depression.
It is also known as Gud that is made from unrefined sugar and is obtained by boiling sugarcane juice till it solidifies. Gur is better than sugar in essential nutrients. It not only provides energy but is also rich in antioxidants and minerals such as iron, zinc, magnesium and selenium. It also acts as a detox and helps in digestion and cleansing the body by flushing out nasty toxins. It is even recommended by Ayurvedic experts as it has Vata and Kapha balancing properties.