Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.

Jaggery has a warm property, consuming in winters makes body warm from inside. There are varieties of chikki available in the market these days. Like cashew chikki, almond chikki, dry fruit chikki but basic chikki remain same which is peanut chikki.

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To make chikki usually we need jaggery and nuts (like peanut, cashew, almond). It requires a specific jaggery consistency to get the perfect texture. Jaggery syrup should be cooked till hard ball consistency. If less then chikki or brittle bar will result in chewy and soft texture. If cooked more then hard texture.

What is hardball consistency?
To check the consistency drop a little jaggery syrup in cold water. It will settle at the bottom and you can make a ball out of it. If it is hard enough and snaps then jaggery syrup has reached the perfect consistency and ready.

So let see how to make this dry fruit chikki and peanut chikki with step by step.Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.

Dry Fruit Chikki | Peanut Chikki

Ingredient                                                                       16-18 pieces

To make dry fruit chikki
1 Cup jaggery powder
1/2 Cup chopped almonds
1/2 Cup chopped cashew
A pinch of salt
1/2 Cup sunflower seeds
1 Tsp fennel seed powder
Ghee for greasing surface
1 Tsp cardamom powder
1 Tblsp water

To make peanut chikki
1 Cup peanut
3/4 Cup jaggery powder
1 Tblsp water
1 Tsp cardamom powder

Method

  1. To make dry fruit chikki– First of all dry roast chopped cashew, almond and sunflower seeds. 3-4 minutes on low heat is enough to roast these ingredients.
  2. Now add water and jaggery powder in a nonstick pan. Cook on low heat.Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.
  3. Once the jaggery melts completely cook for 3-4 minutes. Jaggery syrup will boil at this moment and changing it’s color to dark.
  4. Check for consistency by dropping syrup in cold water. If it is not ready , cook for 1 or 2 minutes more. Add fennel seed powder and cardamom powder. Mix well.Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.
  5. Check for the consistency by dropping it in cold water. If syrup forms a hard ball and snaps then switch off the flame.
  6. Mix all dry fruits and seed with salt. Mix well.Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.
  7. Spread this over a greased surface with the help of a greased rolling pin.Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.
  8. Make cut marks with a knife. Once it is dry just snap it and all pieces will separate. Serve this dry fruit chikki. Similarly, make peanut chikki.Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.
  9. To make peanut chikki– First dry roast peanut. Once they are at room temperature rub them to remove their skin.
  10. Heat jaggery and water at low heat in a nonstick pan.
  11. Check for the consistency. Once it is at the perfect hard ball consistency add peanuts and cardamom powder.
  12. Spread the mixture over greased surface. Make the cut marks with a knife and let them cool down.
  13. After cooling down separate the pieces and serve peanut chikki.

Note

  1. Always check for the hardball consistency before adding dry fruits or peanuts.
  2. Do not overcook the jaggery syrup otherwise, it will not spread nicely and harden quickly.
  3. Store them in an airtight container for 2 weeks.

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Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.
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Dry Fruit Chikki | Peanut Chikki | Jaggery Brittle Bars Recipe

Dry fruit chikki is just another nutritious version of peanut chikki. It is loaded with dry fruits, healthy seeds, and iron-rich jaggery. It is popularly known as chikki in India and commonly eaten during winters.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chikki recipe, dry fruit chikki, dry fruits brittle bar, dry fruits chikki, peanut brittle bar, peanut chikki
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 18 Pieces
Author code2cook

Ingredients

To make dry fruit chikki

  • 1 Cup jaggery powder
  • 1/2 Cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 Cup chopped cashew
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 Cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 Tsp fennel seed powder
  • Ghee for greasing surface
  • 1 Tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 Tblsp water

To make peanut chikki

  • 1 Cup peanut
  • 3/4 Cup jaggery powder
  • 1 Tblsp water
  • 1 Tsp cardamom powder

Instructions

To make dry fruit chikki

  1. First of all dry roast chopped cashew, almond and sunflower seeds. 3-4 minutes on low heat is enough to roast these ingredients.

  2. Now add water and jaggery powder in a nonstick pan. Cook on low heat.

  3. Once the jaggery melts completely cook for 3-4 minutes. Jaggery syrup will boil at this moment and changing it’s color to dark.

  4. Add fennel seed powder and cardamom powder. Mix well.

  5. Check for the consistency by dropping it in cold water. If syrup forms a hard ball and snaps then switch off the flame.

  6. Mix all dry fruits and seed with salt. Mix well.

  7. Spread this over a greased surface with the help of a greased rolling pin.

  8. Make cut marks with a knife. Once it is dry just snap it and all pieces will separate. Serve this dry fruit chikki.

To make peanut chikki

  1. First dry roast peanut. Once they are at room temperature rub them to remove their skin.

  2. Heat jaggery and water at low heat in a nonstick pan.

  3. Check for the consistency. Once it is at the perfect hard ball consistency add peanuts and cardamom powder.

  4. Spread the mixture over greased surface. Make the cut marks with a knife and let them cool down.

  5. After cooling down separate the pieces and serve peanut chikki.

Recipe Notes

  1. Always check for the hardball consistency before adding dry fruits or peanuts.
  2. Do not overcook the jaggery syrup otherwise, it will not spread nicely and harden quickly.
  3. Store them in an airtight container for 2 weeks.

This is my entry for BM #94 W1D3 sweets without refined sugar theme.

16 thoughts on “Dry Fruit Chikki | Peanut Chikki | Jaggery Brittle Bars Recipe”

  1. Seriously am lost, cant resist to those dry fruit chikkis, wish you could send me some peanut chikkis as well.. Fantabulous Bhawana,feel like inviting myself to your place to enjoy those cuties.

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