How to make Rajgira Chikki - SK Khazana -

This chikki is usually eaten during vrat, it is light and easy to digest

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Amaranth (अमारंथ), Jaggery (gur) (गुड़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Rajgira Chikki - SK Khazana

Rajgira Chikki - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Rajgira Chikki - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Amaranth puffed 1 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) chopped 1 cup

  • Cocout oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Rock salt (sendha namak)

  • Green cardamom powder

  • Mixed nuts slivered 1/4 cup


Step 1

Heat coconut oil in a non-stick pan, add jaggery and rock salt and mix till the jaggery melts.

Step 2

Add puffed rajgira, green cardamom powder and mixed nuts and mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 3

Transfer the mixture into a greased burfi tray and spread it evenly. Keep aside for 5-10 minutes. Cut into squares and set aside to cool completely.

Step 4

Loosen the squares and serve or store in an airtight container as required.

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