Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki

Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki

5/5 stars  100% LIKED IT    2 REVIEWS ALL GOOD

Added to 1 cookbook   This recipe has been viewed 18112 times

Crispy and sweet Rajgira Chikki, made with dainty little amaranth seeds and jaggery, is an awesome treat for the taste buds.

It has a rich taste and pleasing texture, combining the sweetness of jaggery, the rustic taste and texture of amaranth and the nutty crunch of cashew nuts.

A pinch of rock salt highlights the sweetness of the jaggery, while a dash of cardamom gives the chikki a wonderful aroma and flavour. Rajgira Chikki can be had on fasting days. It can also be made for festivals like Makar Sankaranthi .

Try other fasting recipes like Kand Sandwich or Kand Aloo Pakoda .

Add your private note

Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki recipe - How to make Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 pieces
Show me for pieces

  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the rock salt and jaggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the amaranth, cashews and cardamom powder, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Immediately pour into a greased 225 mm. (9”) by 125 mm. (5”) aluminium tin and spread it evenly.
  4. Cut into 10 equal pieces using a sharp knife.
  5. Cool for atleast 30 minutes.
  6. Serve or store in an air-tight container. Use as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy194 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates32.8 g
Fiber2.9 g
Fat4.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.


Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki
 on 01 Oct 19 12:15 PM

I tried this waiting to cool down.my query is it I have used jaggery powder will it make a difference in quantity to use
| Hide Replies
Tarla Dalal    Dear Alpa We haven''t tried using jaggery powder. But jaggery powder may not make give a smooth thick syrup like consistency for the chikki to set well. Try using chopped jaggery as mentioned in the recipe.
01 Oct 19 03:17 PM
Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki
 on 22 Dec 17 08:53 AM

This chikki recipe is perfect to make and store for fasting days, the sweetness is just perfect my family loved it..