Saturday, December 19, 2009

Merry Christmas and Recipe of a Chikki

Merry Christmas to all my Friend....Enjoy your day with lots of fun!!!
Santa the Magical Person
Christmas is a very special time for many children -- the day presents are left by a magical person.

Christmas is the time of year that children from all over the world await with wide-eyed anticipation. Brightly wrapped packages are left under the Christmas tree or in a sack at the end of their bed. But how do the gifts get there? Who puts them there? Most children, faced with this line of questioning, will barely contain their excitement when they describe a jovial elderly gentleman in a big red coat and a large white beard.
Make a wish dear children.....Santa is on the way of your home….
However, most of his illustrations added to what is now the modern day concept of Santa. Among his additions to the story were the following:
* Santa lived at the North Pole (thus, making him a “citizen of the world.”)
* He wore fur suits
* Elves assisted in his toy workshop
* Children wrote Santa letters
* He kept a list of all who were “naughty or nice”
* Bad children were not rewarded with gifts
Nast’s engravings were popular throughout the country, appealing to both rich and poor, literate and illiterate alike.
In the United States of the late 18th-century, Christmas in most parts of the newly formed country centered around drinking, eating, and raucous noisemaking. However, this would change during the 1800s when Christmas became a quieter, more child centered and family oriented event.


This post is special those friends which are eagerly waiting for this recipe....Thanks for your polite request for chikki. Your request is always valuable for me. :)
Sesame Seeds Chikki

Ingredients:
1 cup sesame seed
3\4 cup shred jaggery
2 big spoons water

* Special type of jaggery which is available in market in winter for making Chikki.

Method of making chikki:
Step 1: Heat two big spoons of water in a kadai (Thick pan).

Step 2: Add shred jaggery in it.

Step 3: Melt nicely on medium flame.
Step 4: When its color is slightly change in dark side then add sesame seeds and continuously stirring.Step 5: In low flame mix jaggery and sesame seeds very well within a minute then turn off the flame.Step 6: Grease a tray or any clean surface and roller of roti before start to make chikki.

Step 7: When you turn off the flame spread the material into grease surface.

Step 8: Quickly roll the material with roti roller so it becomes thin. (As early as possible)

Step 9: Slightly draw horizontal and vertical lines before it cool.

Step 10: When it is cool cut in to square pieces.
Step 11: Store in container in cool place.

Puffed rice Ladoo/Puffed rice Chikki


Ingredients:


3 cup puffed rice
3\4 cup shred jaggery
2 big spoons water

Method of making chikki:
Step 1: Heat two big spoons of water in a kadai (Thick pan).
Step 2: Add shred jaggery in it.
Step 3: Melt nicely on medium flame.

Step 4: When its color is slightly change in dark side turn off the flame on low.
Step 5: Add puffed rice and stirring continuously.
Step 6: In low flame mix jaggery and puffed rice very well within a minute then turn off the flame.Step 7: Take one cup with cold water and take the 3-4 drops of water in your plam and then make the ladoo.Step 8: Here you want extra hand to help coz you make all ladoo as early as possible before the material to be cool.
Step 9: Quickly make the ladoo from the material. Step 10: When it is cool place in container.

Peanut Chikki

Ingredients:

1 cup peanut
3\4 cup shred jaggery
2 big spoons water


How to Roast Peanut:
Step 1: Take the peanuts.
Step 2: Roasted the peanut in thick pan or kadai in law flame.
Step 3: When it is roasted then turn off the flame.

Step 4: This is your roasted redskin peanuts coz it contain the skins. When it's cool remove the skin and break each peanut in to parts so it is easy spread in chikki.

Method of making chikki:
Step 1: Heat two big spoons of water in a kadai (Thick pan).

Step 2: Add shred jaggery and mix well.

Step 3: Melt nicely on medium flame.

Step 4: When its color is slightly change in dark side then add roasted peanuts in it.Step 5: In low flame mix jaggery and peanuts very well for 1-2 minutes after that turn off the flame.Step 6: Grease a tray or any clean surface and roller of roti with oil before start to make chikki.

Step 7: When you turn off the flame spread the material into grease surface.

Step 8: Quickly roll the material with roti roller so it becomes thin.

Step 9: Slightly draw horizontal and vertical lines before it cool.

Step 10: When it is cool cut in to square pieces.

Step 11: Store in air tight container in cool place.

Cashew chikkiSame way you make peanut chikki...Note: If you try first time then take small portion.

Thought of the day:

" If you CANNOT be a pencil to write Anyone's Happiness , then try Atleast to be a NICE Rubber to ERASE everyone's SORROWS..."

14 comments:

Prathibha said...

wow...so many recipes...love the way u take the pics,step by step...

Cardamom said...

Wah! Ketli badhi chikki banavi...! Canada koi divas avje haveh maney sikhwadva. ;)

best wishes,
trupti

Pavani Krishna said...

hi kajal your recipes are awesome..i followed your recipes and i have even done aloo palak with little variations..thank ou so much for the nice and easy recipes do visit my blog www.pavanikrishnaa.blogspot.com

pavani said...

All the varieties of chikkis are delicious to eat and i will definetly try peanut chikki...

Kajal said...

Hello Prathibha,

Thanks for your pleasant words for my work.

Have a great day and Marry Christmas!!!

Kajal said...

Hey Trupti,

Tara mate pan banvi chhe....aavi ja India!!!

Tu to mara thi pan master chhe cooking ma dear....mare tane thodu sikhwadvanu hoy. :)

Regrads,
Kajal

Kajal said...

Hi Pavani Krishna,

Nice to see your pleasant words here....I must check out your blog dear. Your daughter is looks pretty.

Cheers!!!

Spice said...

Wow....u made so many varieties.....I too made similar kind well not exactly chikki but softer version with nuts & posted 2-3 days back only...u did great job taking pics at all steps...

Cynthia said...

Whew, that was some serious work. Totally appreciated!

Happy Holidays!

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Aarti said...

HI,
Kajal your recipes are fantastic and a perfect gujrati recipes.....

I loved ur chikki's recipes thank you for uploading those. Your recipe made my MAKKAR SANKRATI very delicious...

Wish YOU and UR Family A "HAPPY MAKKAR SANKRANTI"

FROM,
AARTI MEHTA

Manila said...

Hi Kajal,
Jay Shree Krishna,
First time tamari site joi ane Hun khub j impress thai.
Wow, Have koi pan vangi banavavi khub saral thai jashe.

Oh Sorry, I thought that U r knowing Gujarati.

My mail add is manilasha@gmail.com

Manila

Anonymous said...

Nice one.........

Abhilasha Kothari said...

all recipes r nice....and your blog also...:)