• March 13, 2020
  • anitha.narayanamurthy
  • 0

Sesame and Dry fruits Chikkis

INGREDIENTS:
¼ cup white sesame seeds
¼ cup sliced almonds & pistachios
½ cup jaggery roughly chopped
2 tbsp water
⅛ tsp cardamom powder
1 tsp ghee
Ghee for greasing

METHOD:

  1. Take sesame seeds in a pan & roast for 2-3 min stirring constantly. Remove in a bowl.
  2. Take mix dry fruits in a pan & roast for 1-2 min stirring constantly. Remove in same bowl as sesame seeds.
  3. Melt jaggery in a pan on low flame.
  4. Add 2 tbsp water.
  5. Once jaggery melts cook on low flame for 3-4 min stirring constantly.
  6. Now check consistency by putting one drop of jaggery in bowl of water & allow it to set for 5-10 sec. If jaggery sets nicely & becomes one piece then it perfect consistency for making chikki. Along with it also taste the set jaggery & if it doesn’t stick in mouth it is perfect. Else cook for 2-3 min more.
  7. Add 1 tsp ghee (clarified butter), cardamom powder & mix everything well.
  8. Lastly add the roasted sesame seeds & dry fruits, mix well & switch off flame.
  9. Roll the mixture on greased rolling board or platform using a rolling pin. Roll it as thin as possible.
  10. Using a pizza cutter make cut marks on the chikki.
  11. Allow chikki to cool down for 30 min.
  12. Make pieces of chikki.
  13. Store in air tight container.

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