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Ingredient Amount
Sesame Seeds (Til) ½ cup
Roasted Groundnuts 3 tsp
Jaggery ( soft variety used to make chikki) ½ cup
Ghee 1 tsp
Ghee for greasing ½ tsp


  1. Toast sesame seeds till they are light golden brown. Cool them and keep them aside.
  2. Heat the Ghee in a pan and add Jaggery to it.
  3. Simmer over a slow flame till it caramelised and forms a hard ball when you add a drop in coldwater.
  4. Add the roasted Til and groundnut and mix it thoroughly with the melted Jaggery. The gas flame needs to be put off at this time.
  5. When this is ready pour the entire mixture on the greased Thali. Roll it out into thin sheets using a greased rolling pin.
  6. When it cools down, cut into square pieces and store in air tight container



Amount (gm.)(one square Chikki ) Energy(kcal) Protein(gm.) Calcium(mg) Iron(mg)
12 57 1.1(Til) 91 0.7
*values as per NIN Nutritive values of Indian foods