Till Ki Chikki- Sesame seed and pistachio Brittle
Till Ki Chikki is a popular winter delicacy In India .It is specially made during winter and the festival of Sankranti and Lohri in Punjab and other Northern Indian states.I made this on Uttarayan but didn’t get time to post it. Traditionally during Sankranti and Lohri lot of snacks and sweets are made using peanuts ,jaggary,puffed rice and sesame seeds as it is considered auspicious to eat and distribute among your family and friends.But you can make this chikki and enjoy any time any where .
Sesame seeds are very healthy as they are very rich in protein, calcium, Iron and Phosphorous .It help to reduce high blood pressure,prevent heart diseases, Boost bone health,prevents Asthma and many more health benefits.
This tiny seed is full of health and energy so we should try to incorporate it in our diet. I add 2 tsps of sesame seeds in my chapati dough regularly and try adding in stir fries like this Broccoli and carrot stir fry . Sesame is also used in many Gujarti snacks like this healthy – Khaman dhokla , and this Palak Methi Muthiya .This simple yet flavourful Till Moongphali ke Aloo ki sabzi taste awesome with poori and parathas.So there are many ways to add it in our food .
Do try this easy,quick and crisp Till Pista ki chikki this winter season .You can also pack this in your kids lunchbox as a sweet treat .They will surely love this homemade chikki!