Wednesday, January 13, 2016

PEANUT CHIKKI




INGREDIENTS:-

Peanut-1 cup(I used skinless peanut)
Jaggery/sugar-1 cup(I used both sugar and jaggery,I used 3/4 cup jaggery and 1/4 sugar)
Ghee-1 tsp
Salt a pinch

METHOD:-

1-Grease a plate or tray or a thali and set aside.
2-Dry roast the peanuts on medium heat,keep stirring continuously and it takes 5-8 minutes.
3-In a pan melt sugar till it turns brown in color,then add jaggery,salt and lil water.
4-Boil the jaggery syrup till it thickens a bit(To test the syrup is ready,drop a tsp of hot jaggery syrup in cold water.If it forms a ball,then the syrup is ready.If it's not ready,then it won't form a ball and you'll see that the syrup has diluted in the water).
5-Lightly crush the peanuts and add it to the melted jaggery syrup.Mix quickly until peanuts are well combined with jaggery.
6-Remove from heat immediately,spread this mixture into the greased plate/tray/thali and spread it evenly.
7-When it is just about to set,cut into desired shape and size.
8-Once cooled remove carefully,store in an airtight container.















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