Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Peanut Chikki/Kadala Mittai

One of my favourite sweet is peanut chikki..whenever i go to Indian grocery, we always used to pick these mittai..everyone at home like to have them..last time when i went to indian grocery, i took a packet of raw peanuts, thought of making chutneys..back  home i tried it out as kadala mittai..no wonder they vanished within few minutes..i never thought i can prepare them very easily..here we go..


1cup Jaggery
1 1/2cup Roasted Peanuts
1tsp Cardamom powder
1pinch Salt
2tsp Rice flour

Heat 1/4cup of water n add the jaggery in a thick bottomed pan...heat it in medium flame until the jaggery get well dissolved...strain the jaggery water with a strainer, this helps to omit the mud n other impurities presents in the jaggery...

Heat now in high flame, they will start bubbling vigorously...stir them continously, once they turn thick, just put a drop of the jaggery in cold water n roll them, if u r able to roll them, its perfect to add the roasted peanuts n cardamom powder as well as salt..add everything n stir them well...

Prepare a plate, sprinkle the rice flour , now pour the peanut n jaggery mixture to the plate..take a small ball n roll them in our palm..let them cool n arrange them in air tightened box..

Yummy Kadala Mittai!!!!!

14 comments:

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

for wat r we using salt n rice flour? i tot we can substitute sugar for jaggery.... can we?
i read tis recipe somewhere n bookmarked to try.

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Rice flour helps hot jaggery not to get stick with the plate instead of greasing i used rice flour n for salt, they will enhance the taste, i usually add a pinch of salt while preparing any sort of sweet dishes, yea can do very well with sugar, but i prefer jaggery...

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

Umm you are so rite dear everyone love peanuts chikkis...your mittai looks so yummy

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

Nice explanation. Will give a try n tell... yummy mittai :)

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks priti for dropping ur comment..

Thanks ramyaa.. give a try n lemme know..

easycrafts said... Reply To This Comment

We too use rice flour to make balls easily without sticking in hands...it vanishes in seconds in our house too...

Abhimuthu said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,
Cant forget kadalai mittai, I remember my childhood days where I used to get from shops in India. Very easy and tastu treat in minutes. Thanks for sharing

viji said... Reply To This Comment

itz looking so nice priya. will u give me all the 5 mittai which is placed in the cut,yeah tempting to have!!!!!!!!

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks EC...cool to hear the same from u too..

Thanks ABhi athu oru nila kaalam illaya..

Viji thanks again, pls take viji..no problem at all..hehehe

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

Priya... tried it with sugar... It was yummy.... could not stop having it... will try with jaggery next ;)

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thats cool.. ramyaa

Divya Vikram said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds easy..We love this too..Should try this..

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Try it out divya, yep they r easy to do..u wont stop having them once they r prepared...

Kitchen Flavours said... Reply To This Comment

One of my favourites, this recipe looks simple, will try out soon.