Updated: Jul 8
Dry Fruits Chikki is a combination of dry fruits & sugar syrup along with the richness of saffron. Chikki is extremely popular among all age groups. It is a perfect healthy anytime snack.This nutty snack is a must during winters.
1/2 cup Cashew Nuts
1/2 cup Sliced Almonds
Handful of pistachios
1 cup Sugar
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
Roughly chop cashews & slice Almonds. Roast them slightly & keep aside.
In a pan take sugar & heat it till it melts. Now lower the flame & boil for 2 minutes. While the sugar boils add few saffron strands to the sugar mixture. It gives a lovely golden colour.
Now turn off the flame & add cardamom powder. Mix the roasted nuts & pistachios in the sugar syrup.
Grease some ghee on a hard platform. Pour in the mixture. Lightly level it with rolling pin. Mark the squares while the mixture is hot.
Leave aside to cool & then remove the chikki from the surface. Store in airtight container. Yummy nutty chikki is ready.