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peanut chikki recipe
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chikki recipe | peanut chikki recipe | groundnut chikki or shengdana chikki

easy chikki recipe | peanut chikki recipe | groundnut chikki or shengdana chikki
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 cups peanut / groundnut
  • cup jaggery / gud / bella
  • 2 tbsp water

Instructions

  • firstly, in a thick bottomed pan dry roast 2 cups peanut on low flame. alternatively, keep in microwave till the peanuts are roasted well.
  • keep stirring continuously, so that peanuts gets roasted uniformly and do not burn.
  • once the peanuts starts to separate its skin, turn off the flame and cool completely.
  • peel off the skin and keep aside.
  • in a large kadai, take 1½ cup of jaggery.
  • add in 2 tbsp water and stir till the jaggery melts keeping flame on low.
  • stir well till the jaggery melts.
  • boil the jaggery syrup on low flame for 5 minutes.
  • boil till the syrup turns glossy and thickens.
  • check the consistency, by dropping syrup into a bowl of water, it should form hard ball and cut with a snap sound. else boil for another minute and check.
  • turn off the flame add add roasted peanuts.
  • stir well making sure jaggery syrup coats well.
  • immediately pour the mixture to a tray lined with butter paper.
  • spread and pat with the help of a small cup to smoothen the top.
  • allow to cool for a minute, and when its still warm cut into pieces.
  • lastly, serve peanut chikki once cooled completely, or store in a airtight container and serve for a month.