Nuts Chikki | Nuts Brittle

This is the most popular treat / candy in India. especially children loved it. Easy to prepare and healthy too. Navaratri / Dasara is around the corner so i made this sweet bite.

Prep Time : 15 Mins
Cook Time : 10 Mins

  • Cashews - 1 cup
  • Almond - 1 cup
  • Pistachios - 1 cup
  • Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
  • Ghee (clarified butter) - 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder - a pinch
  • Jaggery - 1-1/2 cups (adjust to the taste)
  1. Chop the nuts using nut cutter. Chop them small pieces
  2. Grease the flat tray or plate or parchment paper sheet with the ghee.
  3. Take a large non stick pan  add ghee then add all nuts and roast the nuts until little golden color in a low flame. Remove from the stove and tranfer into bowl
  4. In the same pan roast sesame seeds lightly tranfer into nuts bowl
  5. In the same pan add the jaggery in a medium flame. Bring to boil until becomes froth (like bubbles) boil till becomes sticky(to test the jaggery put a drop of water and roll if comes out nicely then jaggery is becomes sticky )
  6. Add roasted nuts and cardamom powder mix well until becomes thick
  7. Transfer into greased sheet paper leave for few seconds to cool down and close other sides of the paper and roll them flat slowly.  
  8. Cut into desired shapes. (I used pizza cutter)  

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Aps Kitchen said...

I have never used pistachio in Chikki
They look crunchy and yummy

Budget Hotels in India said...

chickki of lonaval is famous and delicious