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Recipe: How to make Chikki

By Coomi Selod
September 17, 2014 12:13 IST
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Traditionally made from peanuts, chikki also comes in different variants now. Here's the recipe:

The humble Indian sweet made from melted jaggery and nuts is both crunchy and irresistible.

Take note of the ingredients and try it at home.

Chikki

Chikki

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanuts, cashews or almonds (roasted and skinned)
  • 3/4 cup sugar or jaggery
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder

Method

  • Melt the jaggery in a non-stick pan till it turns honey brown in colour.
  • Crush the peanuts and add it to the melted sugar with a pinch of cardamom powder.
  • Put this mixture immediately into a greased plate or tray.
  • Spread it to the desired thickness evenly using a rolling pin.
  • Immediately cut it with a greased knife.
  • After it cools, separate the pieces and store in air tight containers.

Photograph: Divya Kudua/Wikimedia Commons

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