Dry Fruit Chikki Recipe

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Dry Fruit Chikki

A ready to eat Indian sweet made with nuts (cashews, peanuts, almonds and walnuts), honey and some lemon rind. A favorite during winters, this nutty snack is a must try.

Ingredients of Dry Fruit Chikki

  • 100 gm peanuts
  • 100 gm cashew nuts
  • 100 gm walnuts
  • 50 gm almonds
  • 1 Tbsp saunf
  • 350 gm sugar
  • 350 gm honey
  • 125 ml water
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 1 tsp soda bicarbonate

How to Make Dry Fruit Chikki

  1. Mix nuts and saunf, warm them, but do not roast them.
  2. Mix sugar, honey and water over moderate flame.
  3. Dissolve the sugar and bring to a boil.
  4. Cook till the syrup when, dropped into a jug full of water forms a hard brittle ball.
  5. Stir in the nuts and saunf. Cook for five minutes.
  6. Remove from heat. Add lemon rind and baking soda. Stir well.
  7. Pour syrup into a well-oiled baking tin. Taking great care.
  8. Allow it to cool and then break into small pieces.
  9. When completely cold, store in an airtight container.
  10. While storing separate the layers with plastic paper.