How to Make Persian Sesame Brittle

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This recipe is adapted from Nejmeh Batmanglij’s cookbook, Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple.

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On my recent trip home to North Dakota, I was gifted a beautiful Persian cookbook by my brother-in-law. I’m so excited to cook through it and learn even more delicious meals.

My mom and I decided to try making this sesame brittle, or shirini konjedi (literally: sesame candy) as it’s called in Farsi. It was so simple and came together quickly and easily! I found myself meandering back to my parents’ pantry throughout the day to sneak a few pieces.

This brittle is tasty on its own but it’s normally eaten alongside a glass of black tea (try brewing your own Persian chai here). My mom served the brittle with a bowl of ice cream to some recent guests, which I want to try the next time I make this.

The recipe calls for 1 1/2…

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