Almond Til Chikki ( Calcium Rich Recipes)

Almond Til Chikki ( Calcium Rich Recipes)

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Dazzle your kids with these crispy treats as a dessert or for a healthy snack and make up for their calcium requirements.

Almond Til Chikki ( Calcium Rich Recipes) recipe - How to make Almond Til Chikki ( Calcium Rich Recipes)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 servings
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Ingredients

1/4 cup black sesame seeds (kala til)
1/2 cup thinly sliced almonds (badam)
1/3 cup grated jaggery (gur)
1 tsp ghee

Other Ingredients
1/2 tsp ghee for greasing

Method
    Method
  1. Roast the sesame seeds for a few minutes over a medium flame till they are light golden in colour. Cool and keep aside. Repeat with the almonds.
  2. Grease the back of a flat thali or a stone surface with a little ghee and keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan and add the jaggery.
  4. Simmer over a slow flame while stirring continuously till the jaggery melts and caramelizes and forms a hard ball when you add a drop in cold water. Remove from the flame.
  5. Add the roasted sesame seeds and almonds and mix thoroughly with the melted jaggery. You may need to put off the flame during this process.
  6. When the mixture is ready, pour the entire mixture over the greased thali or a smooth stone surface. Roll the chikki out into thin sheets using a greased rolling pin.
  7. When cool, cut into square pieces. Store in an air-tight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy75 cal
Protein1.6 g
Carbohydrates6 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat4.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.3 mg

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