Indian version of a brittle, this traditional sweet is very popular during winters however, can be enjoyed at any time of the year! Chikkis remind us that festivals like Makarsankranti, Lohri and Pongal are around the corner!!
This coconut chikki is a blend of jaggery and coconut however, coconut can be replaced by peanuts, sesame seeds, roasted dal, puffed rice or even mixed nuts. Though chikkis are easily available in the supermarkets, these homemade treats are more nutritious and preservative-free!
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 1 cup jaggery
- 1 tbsp water
- 1/2 tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
- 1 tbsp chopped pistachios
- 1/2 tbsp edible rose petals