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Mixed nuts chikki

Mixed nuts chikki – Mixed nuts brittle – Easy sweet recipe with mixed nuts.

Though mixed nuts chikki is not a recipe that we make for Diwali at our home I have heard from a few of my friends that they make this during Diwali of Holi. This one sounded very easy to me and so I made it with the dry fruits which I had in my hand. Go ahead to make this easily mixed fruits Chikki for this Diwali. Also, check out my

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Mixed nuts Chikki

Easy to make mixed nuts chikki | brittle with sugar
Course Sweet
Cuisine Global
Keyword sweets
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 15 pieces
Author Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Few strands saffron
  • 2-3 tbsp water


  • Dry roast the mixed nuts (I used cashew nuts, badam, and peanuts )in a pan for 2 minutes on a medium flame without getting it burnt.
  • Keep it aside and Chop them roughly.
  • Before starting with the sugar, grease a piece of butter paper with ghee | butter and grease the rolling pin too.
  • In a pan, add sugar and add 2-3 tbsp of water.
  • When the sugar starts melting add the saffron. Keep the flame low.
  • Add lemon juice to this. The addition of lemon juice is to avoid the crystallization of sugar.
  • Saute till the sugar gets caramelised and you see a light golden color.
  • Now add the dry roasted mixed nuts to this and give it a quick stir and transfer this to the greased butter paper
  • Spread them evenly using the greased rolling pin and when it is warm cut them into desired shapes. You have to just put the lines . After it is completely cool you can break them into pieces according to the marks u made.
  • Store them in airtight containers and enjoy these chikkis.
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1. Do not add too much lemon juice as it will make the chikkis sour.
2. Do the entire process on low flame.
3. I actually took it a little early as I had a fear that it will get burnt, so the chikkis look pretty pale.
4. You can add pistachio, raisins too in the chikki.
5. I used unsalted de-skinned peanuts.

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  1. This is looking really crunchy…I have never made chikki at home and mom used to make this with jaggery…but this too looks awesome and easy to make.

  2. I love chikis & never knew it was this easy. Can I use a little less sugar & get the same result. None of us like sweets & so our sweets are barely sweet. No sugar issues, as both have been diagnosed with low sugar 🙂


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