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Shengdana Chikki

By: rajeswari of pune, IN

kadalai mittai

Filed in Desserts and Sweets

Serves 6 people

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it comes exactly like chikkis in shops.in 5 minutes time chikki is ready


  • 1 cup Roasted Peanuts(shengdana)
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Elaichi powder



  1. Roast peanuts and allow it cool for sometime.
  2. Remove the skin of the peanuts. Run in wiper mode once in the mixer.
  3. In a kadai,put the sugar and please keep the gas on low flame.
  4. When sugar dissolves completely,it will get honey colour.
  5. By that time add broken peanuts and elaichi powder and its well mixed up with sugar andl start becoming thick.Switch off the gas.stir for 2 minutes.
  6. Grease the surface of the kitchen platform with ghee and spread the peanut  and with rolling pin spread it well.
  7. Cut one side and turn it and cut other side.
  8. Cut into pieces immediately.Shengdana chikki is ready.
  9. Store in air tight container.

Latest Comments

By Priyanka on 7/23/2010 12:51:00 PM

Chikki is made using jaggery...

By rajeswari on 5/13/2009 3:25:00 AM

thanks for ur tips Jaya.I ve also made kaju chikki and submitted but not yet published.i don't use pista as it causes stomach illness. Christy please try.u will say its easy to make and crispy but keep on low flame when sugar melts.

By Jaya on 5/12/2009 8:49:00 PM

hi rajeshwari i usually make these chikkis for diwali festival along with other sweets not only peanut chikki but also seasame seeds and dry fruit chikkis i.e. pista badam and kaju but i add few drops of lime when the sugar is being done it gives a little shine to the chikki

By christy gerald on 5/12/2009 3:34:00 AM

i will try this one this weekend.thanks Rajeshwari!.


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