Only 3 ingredients are required to make this crunchy nutty flavored and delicious bars. Chikki is prepared during uttrayan in Gujarat and during lohri in Punjab. Chikki can be prepared in varieties like mamra (puffed rice) chikki, kaju chikki, dry fruits chikki, flax seeds(alsi) chikki, peanut chikki, etc.
Til and Jaggery are both beneficial for health, til is a rich source of fiber, calcium and various minerals and jaggery is good for health since it contains iron, helps in digestion, purifies blood which in turn brings glow to your skin.
So keep these bars ready during winters and enjoy them not just for their amazing flavor but also for the great health benefits they render.
- Sesame seeds (Til)- 1 cup
- Jaggery- 3/4 cup
- Ghee(clarified butter)- 2 tsp
- Ghee/oil for greasing