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Til ki Burfi

Til ki Burfi is a quick and easy to make fudge made with sesame seeds and ricotta cheese. Sesame seeds give it a nutty and delicious taste. Using ricotta cheese makes the burfi rich and creamy. Burfis can be stored in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: punjabi
Servings: 16 burfi


  • 1 cup Sesame seeds
  • 1 cup Ricotta Cheese (part skim or whole milk)
  • cup Sugar (adjust as per taste)
  • tsp Ground Cardamom


  • Dry Roast sesame seeds until they turn lightly golden and start to pop. Remove from the pan and set aside to cool. Then grind to a powder.
  • In nonstick pan, cook ricotta cheese until the water evaporates and the mixture starts to thicken, about 8~10 minutes.
  • Add the ground sesame seeds, sugar and ground cardamom. Cook till the mixture starts to thicken and starts to pull away from the pan.
  • Lightly grease a 8" square pan or a plate with ghee. Remove the cooked mixture into the pan and let it cool completely.
  • Cut the burfi into squares and diamonds. Store in the fridge for up to 1 hour.
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