Chikki used to be a fine part of our childhood, the peanut chikki from the local shop tastes yummy despite the quality compromise. Preparing the peanut chikki at home will be of best quality and it takes one down the memory lane. The kids would relish the tasty peanut chikki this summer vacation.
Serves – 4
Cooking Time – 20 minutes
Preparation Time – 10 minutes
Groundnuts – 2 cups
Jaggery – 1 cup
Ghee – 1/2 teaspoon
Cardamom – 4 to 5 (powdered
Take a large bowl to fry the groundnuts.
Once the bowl is heated, add the groundnuts and fry them until reddish brown in colour.
After the groundnuts are fried, transfer them to a plate and smash them to make fine pieces.
Make sure to remove the skin of the groundnuts.
Meanwhile, keep a pan on the stove and once it has heated up, add the jaggery.
Add one tablespoon of ghee to the pan.
Add little water for the jaggery to melt.
Once the jaggery has melted, add in the groundnuts and stir well for ten to fifteen minutes.
Make sure the mixture becomes thick.
Now, take a plate and grease it with ghee.
Then transfer the content on to the plate and let it cool for about 10 minutes. Once it has cooled, take a knife and cut the chikki mixture into your desired shapes.