Peanut Toffee (Chikki)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - lightly roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • rolling pin
  • stone work surface
  • 2 - strong knives or spatulas
  • heavy saucepan

How to Make Peanut Toffee (Chikki)

  • Remove husk of peanuts and crush slightly.
  • Use the oil to grease the knives or spatulas, work surface and rolling pin.
  • Keep some of it aside to grease your palms.
  • Put sugar in pan and heat, stirring continuously, till it melts fully.
  • Ensure that it dies not burn but it turns a little brown.
  • Remove it from fire.
  • Add peanuts, cardamom and mix well.
  • Pour onto work surface and knead it with both knives.
  • When it slightly cools, knead it with greased palms.
  • Roll with pin shaping into a square, 1/2 inch thick.
  • Mark out into 1 inch square pieces.
  • Break it after it gets fully set and cools down.
  • Store in airtight container putting sheets of butter paper between each layer.