Winter Recipe: Peanut Chikki recipe, benefits of eating it
Winter Recipe: Peanut Chikki recipe, benefits of eating it

Winter is one of the most loved seasons but the arrival of winter also bring some viral disease and therefore there are some food items that are specially prepared for the winter season to stay away from all these diseases. A well-known Indian dessert is peanut chikki with jaggery. Groundnut or peanut is brittle . It is commonly referred to as the Mungfalli chikki recipe.  Made in all parts of India and available on all shops.   It is also very effective to fight with various diseases.  The chikki is also known as  palli chikki or palli patti, or singdana chiki, shengdana chikki.

Marathi,Gujarati, Punjabi make this recipe in winter. It also needs very little cooking, hence is very popular. You can store it at room temperature in dry jar. It also helps improve immunity naturally. Gujarati or Kolhapuri jaggery is used to make the sweet.

·         250 Gram Peanuts

·         200 gram Sugar/ jaggery

·         25 gram Butter

Take peanuts which are skinned, roasted, and roughly crushed.

. Heat 1/2 cup of water and sugar until it becamethick.

Boil the syrup until it reaches the hard crack stage. (To test the consistency, submerge a drop in cold water; when removed, it should crack.)

Continue mixing after adding the peanuts.

Spread the mixture on a greased tray.

Roll out to a thickness of 1 cm.

When chilled, cut into squares and store in an airtight container.

Benefits of peanut chikki

The richness of Vitamin E, zinc, and magnesium found in peanuts are helpful in keeping glowing skin and fed off any bacteria that causes acne from within.

Peanut Chikki are a great source of natural sweetener that helps you fight off the effects of aging your skin like fending off wrinkles, decoloration, and reduced elastic bounciness on the skin.

Ir contains a good amount of protein that is essential for muscle growth.

 Peanut Chikki contains essential amino acids that prove to be a catalyst for the growth hormones in a child.

The presence of antioxidants and polyphenols in jaggery makes Peanut Chikki a great blood detoxification agent.

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