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Til peanut chikki is very famous sweet in India during winters. Basically prepared with peanut, til and jaggery syrup, but can also be made using puffed rice, sesame seeds or mix combination. Til peanut chikki is the combination of til/sesame seeds and peanut mixed in jaggery syrup. I have made peanut chikki and dry fruit chikki as well on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Lohri.

til peanut chikki is served in silver plate with some deorations items.

Til mungfali ki chikki is specially prepared for Makar Sankranti and Lohri festival in India. One of the best aspects of this festival is how people make a variety of snacks with sesame, peanut, nuts, jaggery, popcorn, puffed rice(murmura or moodi) and consume in almost every part of India.

This crunchy munchy snack chikki also called the jaggery brittle bar, during Lohri and Makarsankranti market is full of a variety of chikkis, gajak, revri, popcorn, and laddus. Jaggery and sesame seed both generates heat, which is why basic chikki recipe is always prepared with jaggery.

Til Peanut Chikki is

  • a gluten-free and vegan snack
  • sugar-free snack
  • a healthy and nutritious snack
  • kid-friendly and a great munching sweet

A perfect crunchy snack for health conscious people as well. If you do not like jaggery, then free feel to use sugar syrup to make this nutritious energy bar. Here I am using a combination of til/sesame seed, peanut, and jaggery to make my crunchy munchy jaggery brittle bar. Similarly, you can make cashew chikki, almond chikki, pista chikki, or dry fruit chikki

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This recipe executed in two parts. At first, dry roast the peanuts and rub their skin off. Secondly, prepare jaggery syrup. Generally, jaggery starts melting as soon as it gets heat, but this can be triggered by adding little water or ghee/clarified butter. So without any further delay let us look at the how to make crunchy til peanut chikki.

close up click of til peanut chikki in serving plate. peanut and sesame are kept in utensils around the plate.

Til Peanut Chikki Recipe | Jaggery Brittle Bar

 Ingredients                                    Yields 12-16 pieces

2 Cup peanut
1 + 1/2 Cup Jaggery
1/2 Cup til/sesame seed
1/4 Cup chopped almonds
1/4 Cup grated coconut
1 Tsp cardamom powder
1 Tsp ghee/clarified butter (optional)
2 Tblsp water

How To Make Til Peanut Chikki

  1. First of all, dry roast the peanut in a pan. Let them cool down and get their skin off.
  2.  Next, dry roast the til or sesame seeds. This takes only 2-3 min, roasting more than this will make seeds brown in color and bitter in taste.
  3. Grease a plate or tray and keep it ready.
  4. Take water, ghee (optional), and jaggery in a heavy bottom pan and heat on medium flame. Jaggery will start melting and soon bubbling. Keep stirring it on medium heat. Drop a little quantity in normal water and check if jaggery syrup is hardening. If not then heat 30sec to 1 minute more.
  5. If it hardens than add chopped almonds, cardamom powder, til and peanut.
  6. Mix well and pour on the greased plate/tray.
  7. Flatten it with the help of a greased rolling pin.
  8. Make the cut with the help of a knife while the mixture is hot. Let it cool down and snap gently.Til peanut chikki is very famous crunchy munchy snack in India during winters. Prepared with peanut, til and jaggery syrup, this is a great healthy and nutritious snack.
Serve these healthy nut bar crunchy til peanut chikki to your guest on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Note

  1. Jaggery syrup should be checked in water before adding the rest of the ingredients. Just pour 2-3 drops in water and see if it hardens. If not then keep boiling it on low flame for 30sec to 1 min more. Repeat this process until you notice.
  2. Crunchy chikki is completely depended on the jaggery syrup. Based on that texture will be soft or crunchy.

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Learn How to Make Til Peanut Chikki

Til peanut chikki is very famous sweet in India during the winter season. Basically prepared with peanut and jaggery syrup, but can also be made using puffed rice, sesame seeds or mix combination. Til peanut chikki is the combination of til/sesame seeds and peanut mixed in jaggery syrup. Addition of cardamom powder and little ghee enhances its flavor.
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword crunchy til peanut chikki, gur chikki, how to make chikki with jaggery, how to make crunchy til peanut chikki, lohri sweets, makar sankranti recipe, peanut chikki, til and peanut chikki with jaggery, til chikki, til mungfali ki chikki, til peanut chikki, tilachi chikki
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 Pieces
Author code2cook

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup peanut
  • 1 + 1/2 Cup Jaggery
  • 1/2 Cup til/sesame seed
  • 1/4 Cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 Cup grated coconut
  • 1 Tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 Tsp ghee/clarified butter (optional)
  • 2 Tblsp water

Instructions

  • Dry roast the peanut in a pan. Let them cool down and get their skin off.
  • Dry roast the til/sesame seeds. This takes only 2-3 min, roasting more than this will make seeds brown in color.
  • Grease a plate or tray and keep it ready.
  • Take water, ghee, and jaggery in heavy bottom pan/wok and heat on medium flame. jaggery will start melting and bubbling. Keep stirring it on medium heat. Drop a little quantity in normal water and check if jaggery syrup is hardening. If not then heat 1-2 min more.
  • If it hardens than add chopped almonds, cardamom powder, til/sesame seeds and peanut.
  • Mix well and pour on the greased plate/tray.
  • Flatten it with the help of a greased rolling pin.
  • Let it cool down and cut them into square or rectangle pieces.

Notes

Serve these healthy nut bar til, peanut and jaggery chikki to your guest on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Note

  1. Jaggery syrup should be checked in water before adding rest of the ingredients.
  2. Chikki is completely depended on the jaggery syrup. Based on that texture will be soft or crunchy.

 

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