Chikki refers to one of India's cofectionaries; a hardened balls made of nuts made from a mixture of hand picked groundnuts and jaggery paste called Gur. This is a traditional confectionery item in India, which is called locally with different names and are available in different varieties depending upon the ingredients used. The most common used ingredients are puffed/ roasted Bengal gram , groundnut, sesame, puffed rice, beaten rice, and copra or coconut scrapping. Jaggery or Gur is the usual sweetening agent used to make these candies. sweet snack food from India that is traditionally made using one or several types of nuts such as Chikki nuts. The contents of this snack are held together with the use of a sweetener such as jaggery, sugar, glucose, or honey combined with corn syrup. the mixture is then placed into wooden molds to create a large slab that is then rolled out with wooden rolling pins to achieve the desired thickness of approximately 1/2 inch (6 to 8 mm) thick. After setting up, the Chikki is then ready to cut into small squares or retangular pieces for serving. Other ingredients that may be used for making different types of Chikki include: sesame seeds, almonds, pistachios, combined with puffed rice, beaten rice, coconut, and puffed (roasted) bengal gram. Example of Chikki is Til Chikki, a sesame candy from Rajasthan, India
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