Oats and Walnut Chikki

Oats and Walnut Chikki

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Who does not like the enticing sweetness and exciting crunch of chikkis? Here, we have given a healthy twist to this all-time favourite snack, making it out of oats and walnuts.

Oats is known to be a healthy, fibre-rich cereal, while jaggery and walnuts have rich stores of iron that help boost haemoglobin levels.

What’s more; this Oats and Walnut Chikki tastes so fantabulous that you do not have to tell your kids even twice to eat it. Just place it in front of them and it will be gone in minutes.

Check out our many more Healthy Kids recipes that are sure to entice them.

Oats and Walnut Chikki recipe - How to make Oats and Walnut Chikki

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 pieces
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  1. Heat a broad non-stick pan, add the oats and dry roast on a medium flame for 4 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  2. In the same pan, heat the ghee, add the jaggery and mix well. Cook on a slow flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Remove from the flame, add the roasted oats and walnuts and mix very well.
  4. Transfer the mixture immediately on the back side of a greased thali or a smooth greased stoned surface and roll the mixture into a 100 mm. (4”) x 150 mm. (6”) rectangle using a greased rolling pin.
  5. Cut into 12 equal square pieces of 13 mm. (½”) x 13 mm. (½”) using a sharp knife. Allow it to cool completely.
  6. Serve or store in an air-tight container and use as required.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. This chikki stays fresh for 3 to 4 days when stored in an air-tight box at room temperature.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy70 cal
Protein1.5 g
Carbohydrates10.3 g
Fiber0.7 g
Fat2.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg


Oats and Walnut Chikki
 on 26 Aug 19 05:04 PM

This was a great snack for my kid. She loved it lot. Thank you tarla ma''am for this wonderful healthy eating option. The Crispyness of the chikki makes it favorite of all at home.
Oats and Walnut Chikki
 on 11 May 19 06:36 PM

dont know what went wrong 1.jaggery did not melt so had to add a bit of water 2.then the whole thing just crumbled...did not keep its shape at all - just became granola 3. the taste is good though am game to try again if anyone can tell me what went wrong
Tarla Dalal
13 May 19 09:06 AM
   Hi Arati, Chop the jaggery well before you stary melting. You can use the powdered variety which is easily available in the market. Do not add water becuase it will alter the texture of the chikkis.
Oats and Walnut Chikki
 on 27 Jan 16 10:15 AM

I made this chikki this morning is simply too good generally I don''t eat chikkis but this one I feel for it Thanks Tarlaji for the recipe
Tarla Dalal
27 Jan 16 10:37 AM
   Thanks Jumana. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
Oats and Walnut Chikki
 on 27 Nov 15 09:18 AM

too good... my kiddo enjoyed every munch of this crunchy healthy snack. this chikki is on high demand amongst her friends. it can be made in advance and hence suits me as i can make and store it when time permits.