Sesame Pudding

Sesame Pudding

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dessert

Type: Oriental

Toasted sesame and toasted peanuts lend their full bodied flavour to this pudding


  • Sesame seeds (til), roasted and ground ½ cup
  • Salt ¼ tsp
  • Peanuts, roasted and roughly crushed ½ cup + to decorate
  • Brown sugar ½ cup
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Coconut milk ½ cup
  • Cornflour 2 tbsps
  • Desiccated coconut ¼ cup


  • Boil 2¾ cups water with salt in a deep non-stick pan on low heat.
  • Add sesame seeds and peanuts and continue to boil for 5 minutes or so.
  • Add brown sugar and vanilla essence and mix.
  • Add coconut milk and mix well.
  • Mix cornflour with 4 tbsps water in a bowl till smooth. Add this to the pudding and cook, stirring continuously, on high heat for 10 minutes or till it thickens.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, decorate with peanuts and desiccated coconut and serve.