Til and Dry Fruit Chikki


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til and dry fruit chikki recipe | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe is a famous Indian sweet most known for its crunchiness and made during the festival of Makar Sankranti in India. Learn how to make til dry fruit gud chikki.

To make til and dry fruit chikki, heat a deep non-stick pan, add the sesame seeds and dry roast on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove and keep aside. In the same deep non-stick pan, add the almonds and pistachios and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute. Remove and keep aside. Heat the ghee in the same deep non-stick pan, add the jaggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add the roasted sesame seeds, almonds and pistachios and mix very well. Immediately transfer the entire mixture on the back side of the greased thali or a smooth greased stone surface. Roll it out thinly into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter circle using a greased rolling pin. Cut it into 13 mm. X 13 mm. (½’’×½’’) square pieces using a sharp knife. Allow it to cool completely. Serve or store in an air-tight container and use as required.

A tasty and energy-dense bar - dry fruit til chikki, which you ought to carry around in a small box in your handbag, if you tend to feel tired often! Nutritious jaggery replaces sugar in this wonderful chikki, while iron-rich til imparts a nice texture and intense aroma to it. Suitable for all age groups, this chikki is quite handy to carry around in a dabba to school or office.

Rich in nutrients like protein and iron this til dry fruit gud chikki will beat fatigue and satisfy your sweet tooth in one shot. The quantity of ghee used in this recipe is very less, thus this is a good option to satisfy your sweet tooth. Minute amounts of ghee in diet help in lubricating the joints and help in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins like vitamin A, D, E and K.

The almonds in crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe are rich in vitamin E and antioxidant flavonoids which helps reduce inflammation in the body and protect the heart. Almonds is an extremely rich source of MUFA (mono unsaturated fatty acids) which improves your overall heart health. This chikki can be enjoyed by heart patients in small quantities occasionally.

If you are serving this til and dry fruit chikki to kids, use a sharp cookie cutter to shape this chikki into interesting forms. Alo try other chikkis like Mixed Til Chikki, Oats and Walnut Chikki and Peanut Chikki.

Tips for til and dry fruit chikki. 1. Ensure to keep stirring continuously while dry roasting to prevent the seeds at the bottom of the pan from burning. 2. Be very quick at every stage of this recipe because if the ingredients are slightly overcooked, you will not get the perfect texture or you might get a slight burnt after-taste. 3. Roll the chikki uniformly. Prefer to use a thick rolling pin to ensure uniform pressure on the chikki. 4. Make the cut marks of desired shape on the chikki, while it is yet hot. After cooling, it is difficult to break it into pieces of desired shape.

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Til and Dry Fruit Chikki recipe - How to make Til and Dry Fruit Chikki

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     16Makes 16 pieces
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Ingredients

For Til and Dry Fruit Chikki
1/2 cup sesame seeds (til)
1/4 cup chopped almonds (badam)
1/4 cup chopped pistachios
1 1/2 tsp ghee
1/2 cup chopped jaggery (gur)
Method
For til and dry fruit chikki

    For til and dry fruit chikki
  1. To make til and dry fruit chikki, heat a deep non-stick pan, add the sesame seeds and dry roast on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  2. In the same deep non-stick pan, add the almonds and pistachios and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute. Remove and keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in the same deep non-stick pan, add the jaggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the roasted sesame seeds, almonds and pistachios and mix very well.
  5. Immediately transfer the entire mixture on the back side of the greased thali or a smooth greased stone surface. Roll it out thinly into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter circle using a greased rolling pin.
  6. Cut it into 13 mm. X 13 mm. (½’’×½’’) square pieces using a sharp knife. Allow it to cool completely.
  7. Serve or store the til and dry fruit chikki in an air-tight container and use as required.

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Thali greasing for til and dry fruit chikki

  1. To make til and dry fruit chikki recipe | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe | we need to take a stainless steel thali. 
  2. Spread ghee over the thali with a brush. Make sure your entire thali is covered with a bit of ghee as we don't want the til and dry fruit chikki | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe | to stick. Do this step before you heat the jaggery in making the chikki. 

How to proceed for til and dry fruit chikki

  1. To make til and dry fruit chikki recipe | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe |  heat a deep non-stick pan, add the sesame seeds (til). This is a populat makar sankranti recipe.
  2. Dry roast til (sesame seeds) on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes. We want the colour of the til to be browinsh in colour  as that is the sign it's cooked completely. As the til is dry roasted, make sure you keep stirring it completely. Otherwise the bottom seeds will be brown in colour and the top sesame seeds will be light. You will get a nice aroma of til as you roast it. You can make the chikki during any other Indian festival. Remove and keep aside. Note that you should roast it only on a medium flame. TIP. As the sesamew seeds are cooked they will start crackling.
  3. In the same deep non-stick pan, add the almonds.
  4. Add the pistachios.
  5. Dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute. Remove and keep aside.
  6. Clean the pan with a tissue. Be careful as the pan is hot. Heat the ghee in the same deep non-stick pan.
  7. Add the jaggery.
  8. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes or till the jaggery has melted, while stirring continuously. Stir as you don't want the jaggery to stick to the bottom of the pan. Keep mixing till all the jaggery lumps are melted. The jaggery will become fluffy and create a foam like texture. Thats the sign the jaggery is almost cooked as is turning dark brown in colour.
  9. Add the roasted sesame seeds.
  10. Add almonds and pistachios.
  11. Be very quick and mix well so all the jaggery has coated the seeds properly.
  12. Switch off the flame. Immediately transfer the entire mixture on the back side of the greased thali or a smooth greased stone surface. We have shown you at the start of the recipe on how to grease a thali to make chikki.
  13. Roll it out thinly into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter circle using a greased rolling pin. If the chikki seperates at the edges, just bring them all together. Be careful as the chikki is hot.
  14. As the chikki is still hot, cut vertical lines accross the chikki. NOTE that the chikki is very difficult to cut once it gets cool.
  15. As the chikki is still hot, cut horizontal lines which makes square pieces cut it into 13 mm. X 13 mm. (½’’×½’’)  using a sharp knife. Note, you can cut the til and dry fruit chikki | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe | to whatever size you like.
  16. Cool til and dry fruit chikki | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe |. This will take about 25 to 30 minutes.
  17. Serve til and dry fruit chikki | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe | immediately. This is a nice crunchy and sweet chikki which every one will enjoy.
  18. Or cool til and dry fruit chikki | dry fruit til chikki | til dry fruit gud chikki | crispy til dry fruit chikki Sankranti recipe | and store in an airtight container and use as required.
Accompaniments

Moong Dal Crispies ( Tiffin Recipe) 
Murukku ( Tiffin Treats) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy69 cal
Protein1.5 g
Carbohydrates5.9 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat4.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.4 mg

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Reviews

Til and Dry Fruit Chikki
5
 on 05 Mar 21 03:22 PM


Please share soft to bite chickki recipe. As elderly people can''t Enjoy eating hard chickki.
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Tarla Dalal    We don''t have such a recipe.
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05 Mar 21 09:06 PM
Til and Dry Fruit Chikki
5
 on 09 Jan 18 05:13 PM


Chikki didn’t come out well,the mixture was falling apart could not roll
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Reema, Chikki making is an art and it does require practice, the pan you use, the flame you cook it on and the timings are all very important....Do try it again and we are sure you will get it right....
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10 Jan 18 08:43 AM
Til and Dry Fruit Chikki
5
 on 14 Jan 16 04:09 PM


Hi its good and very testey.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Charu. Keep trying new recipes and posting your comments. We would love to hear from you.
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14 Jan 16 04:33 PM
Til and Dry Fruit Chikki
5
 on 12 Jan 16 04:04 AM


Really very very testy Likes everyone Thank you very much to share this recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Rubiya. Keep trying new recipes and posting your comments. We would love to hear from you.
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12 Jan 16 01:28 PM
Dry Fruit Chikki ( Tififn Treats for Kids )
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 on 31 Dec 14 01:17 PM


Dry fruit and loved by almost everyone. This gives a nice attractive look to the chikki along with the sesame seeds. It is very quick and easy. I have made this many times and its just a perfect recipe. Thin and crisp chiiki tastes the best and this is how it is.