Til Chikki ( Baby and Toddler)

Til Chikki ( Baby and Toddler)

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तिल की चिक्की - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Til Chikki ( Baby and Toddler) in Hindi) 

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Leave alone children, even adults love the traditional, evergreen Til Chikki! This simple recipe gives a high dose of calcium and iron, which are wonder nutrients for your growing baby.

We have made the recipe child-friendly by using a small amount of jaggery to sweeten it. While this gives a pleasant sweetness, it is not as sweet as what you get in the market.

Let them nibble on this delightful snack between meal times, but be around to ensure they are chewing properly as such dry and crisp foods could cause choking if the children stuff themselves with it.

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Til Chikki ( Baby and Toddler) recipe - How to make Til Chikki ( Baby and Toddler)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 16 pieces
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  1. Heat a deep non-stick kadhai, add the sesame seeds and dry roast on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in the same deep non-stick kadhai, add the jaggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Remove from the flame, add the roasted sesame seeds and mix very well.
  4. When the mixture is ready, transfer the entire mixture over the back of a greased thali or a smooth stone surface and roll out thinly into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter circle using a greased rolling pin.
  5. Cut them into 38 mm. X 38 mm. (1. 5’’×1. 5’’) 16 equal square pieces using a sharp knife and keep aside to cool completely.
  6. Once cooled, serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. This chikki stays fresh in an air-tight container at room temperature for atleast a week.

Nutrient values per piece
Energy 45 kcal
Protein 1.0 gm
Carbohydrates 3.6 gm
Fat 2.9 gm
Calcium 83.4 mg
Iron 0.6 mg

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Sesame Brittle ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
 on 22 Jul 15 09:27 AM

I was quite tempted to try this recipe looking at the food image... and believe me it turned equally tasty too!!