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Friday, January 15, 2016

Dry Fruit Chikki


  • Almonds sliced ½ cup
  • Pistachios sliced ½ cup
  • Cashewnuts sliced ½ cup
  • Ghee ½ tbsp
  • Sugar ¾ cup
  •  cardamom powder a pinch
  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands



  1. Roast almonds, pistachios and cashewnuts on gas or in microwave it.
  2. Pour ghee into a thick-bottomed pan and add sugar, cardamom powder and saffron strands. Cook till it forms thick syrup and turns light brown in color. Remove from heat. Add roasted nuts, mix and immediately transfer onto the greased pan.
  3. Make marks with knife while slightly warm. When cool, scrape with knife and cut into marked pieces.
  4. Store in an air-tight container.

Revadi (Til Gajak)


  • 1 cup Sesame Seeds
  • 3/4 cup Jaggery
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/2 cup Water

  1. Heat a pan and roast sesame seeds on low heat.
  2. Keep stirring constantly to avoid it from spluttering.
  3. Prepare thick syrup of jaggery by boiling it with 1/2 cup water over low flame.
  4. Take out the roasted sesame from the pan and add it to the syrup.
  5. Take the mixture on hand and press it as shown below.
  6. Keep it in an airtight container.