Peanut Chikki or gajak

Peanut Chikki or gajak

Kids love sweets and when they are starving, they will grab whatever is easily available. Often, it’s not the healthiest snack, so indulge their love for sweets with these healthy and nutritious peanut chikki. This delicious and tasty chikkis are ideal as a snack and a must-have during winter months. Making them at home is super easy and fun.

RECIPE DETAIL – Simple recipe and prepared with just two ingredients. First step involves roasting the peanuts and later removing its outer layer. Second step – prepare the syrup with jaggery and water. Keep a watchful eye on the syrup. Syrup consistency is very important in this recipe. 

Add peanuts and spread the mix on a greased plate. Cover the mixture with a wax paper and using a rolling pin spread it evenly. Let it cool completely. Chikki will become firm, using a sharp knife cut them in squares. You can even snap it with your fingers.

This Lohri and Makar Sankranti enjoy this healthy and yummy snack with your family members.

Celebrate the warmth of festive season with sweetness of til patti, til ladoo, atte ki pinni and dal ki pinni. Sing and dance to the tunes of Sundar Mundariye hoye..
Peanut Chikki or gajak

Peanut Chikki or gajak
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Nutty and crunchy peanut brittle prepared with just 2 ingredients. Super easy and addictive recipe!!
Servings Prep Time
15-20 PIECES 15 MINUTES
Cook Time
30 MINUTES
Servings Prep Time
15-20 PIECES 15 MINUTES
Cook Time
30 MINUTES
Peanut Chikki or gajak
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Print Recipe
Nutty and crunchy peanut brittle prepared with just 2 ingredients. Super easy and addictive recipe!!
Servings Prep Time
15-20 PIECES 15 MINUTES
Cook Time
30 MINUTES
Servings Prep Time
15-20 PIECES 15 MINUTES
Cook Time
30 MINUTES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup Peanuts
  • 3/4 cup Gur/Jaggery
  • 3 teaspoon Water
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee to rease the plate
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METHOD
  1. Assemble ingredients.
  2. In a heavy bottomed pan, dry roast peanuts until light brown and toasty.
  3. Allow it to cool, when comfortable to touch - start rubbing peanuts in between your hands and its outer layer will start to come off.
  4. They will start to look like this. In your kitchen sink, blow off the peanut skin and..
  5. Save the peanuts.
  6. Meanwhile combine gur and water in a pan and bring it to a boil.
  7. When the gur syrup becomes thick (almost like 2 string consistency) and coats the back of the spoon....
  8. Add peanuts and..
  9. Mix it well.
  10. Grease a plate and spread the mix.
  11. Cover the mixture with a wax paper and using a rolling pin spread it evenly. Let it cool completely.
  12. It will become brittle. Using a sharp knife cut the chikki.
  13. Store in airtight container and good for 2-3 weeks.
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4 Responses

  1. Ritu Singla says:

    Hi . This chikki recipe is a must try. Please tell me whether to use plain gur or kajoor gur.

  2. tasnim says:

    Thank you

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