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Seeds & Nuts Chikki or Brittle with healthy Sunflower & Pumpkin Seeds,Nuts and Palm Sugar or Jaggery.Delicious, easy to make healthy snack.
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Seeds Chikki

Seeds & Nuts Chikki or Brittle with healthy Sunflower & Pumpkin Seeds,Nuts and Palm Sugar or Jaggery.Delicious, easy to make healthy snack.
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Seeds & Nuts Chikki

Ingredients

  • ¾ Cup Mixed Seeds- Sunflower and Pumpkin Seeds
  • ¼ Cup Almonds and Pista- chopped up
  • ½ Cup Jaggery powder- packed in
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder(optional)

Instructions

  • Toast the seeds in a pan on low flame while stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.Set aside. Repeat the same process with the nuts.
  • Mix the nuts and seeds in a bowl and keep ready.Prepare a plate/flat surface by greasing the back of it with ghee.Keep the rolling pin and a piece of butter paper handy.
  • Heat the ½ cup jaggery with water and cardamom powder on low heat in a pan till it starts to melt and becomes a syrup. 
  • Keep a bowl full of water to check the stage of the jaggery syrup.It should reach the hard ball stage.Hard ball stage is when a drop of the jaggery syrup, dropped in water, will turn into a ball and harden instantly.
  • Strain the syrup over the nuts and seeds.Mix together.
  • Working fast, before the mixture cools down.Take the mixture on the greased plate.Put the butter paper over it and flatten it using a rolling pin it to a thickness you want.
  • Cut it while its still hot into squares or diamonds of required size.Let it cool.
  • Once it hardens, store in a airtight container