top of page
  • Writer's pictureSharmi Komal

Sesame and Peanut Chikki (Praline / Kadalai Mitai)

The festival of Sankranti was a delightful and busy time for us. We were fortunate to have my mother and mother-in-law with us, and they expertly prepared various traditional Sankranti recipes. I was amazed to discover how easy it was to make Chikki, a sweet and crunchy snack. Inspired by their expertise, I tried making this delicious treat using various ingredients such as almonds, cashews, pistachios, and melon seeds. It was a truly enriching experience for me.

Peanut Chikki
Peanut Chikki


1 cup sugar

1 cup roasted peanuts or roasted sesame seeds (any nuts desired)

1 tsp ghee


Heat a pan and add 1 tsp ghee, to this add sugar. Keep tossing the sugar on medium heat. No water should be added.

The sugar melts and caramelizes this way as shown in the picture and changes color.

As soon as all the sugar caramelizes and changes color, add the crushed peanuts. Peanuts should be slightly crushed to give a thick texture. Mix quickly turn off the heat immediately and transfer it to a clean surface in the kitchen which is slightly oiled. The whole process should be done very quickly and carefully before the sugar syrup starts getting a thicker consistency.

After pouring the mixture on a flat surface quickly roll it with a rolling pin to make it flat.

Cut them into pieces and let them cool.

Peanut Chikki

After it cools down break them into pieces and enjoy. It is homemade and kids will cherish it.

peanut chikki

The following is made of roasted sesame seeds with the same procedure.

sesame chikki

29 views1 comment

Recent Posts

See All

1 Comment

nourin bbp
nourin bbp
May 27

Keerthi Agro Mills Pvt Ltd. is a leading rice manufacturer & distributor based in Cochin, and 

has evolved into becoming a major rice supplier, rice products distributor, not only in Kerala but in the global market as well. We are tends to manufacture and supply an enormous range of Matta Rice,Jaya Rice,Surekha Rice,Kuruva Rice,Idli Rice,Ponni Rice,Kaima Rice,Biriyani Rice in India . Keerthi Agro Mills Pvt Ltd, PB No. 16, Mattoor, Kalady, Kerala,S.India-683574,

Email Id: ,

Phone Number: +91 9446001892, +91 9447091779, 0484 2460380, 2698598, 

Website :

bottom of page