Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy | How to make Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy
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About Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy
Kadalai Mittai or Peanut Candy is very famous in South India. Peanut Chikki is prepared by sugar. Today I prepared with jaggery syrup. We can still find this comfort snack in any petty shop in Tamil Nadu, but nothing can beat the taste straight away from the place Kovilpatti, Tamil Nadu. Kadalai Mittai is a traditional Indiansweet generally made from peanuts and jaggery. It is one of the most nutritious snack which is liked by both children and adults. Peanuts are a great source of protein and jaggery is good source of iron making it total package of nutrients. It an ideal choice for a nutritious snack without any side effects. Yummy and tasty Kadalai Mittai is made in famous south Indian city of Kovilpatti. The preparation of Kadalai Mittai Or Peanut Candy is very simple and consists of first preparing the hot jaggery syrup with a minimum of water, adding peanuts to the syrup to coat them (with the syrup) and then transferring them to a wooden mould, then rolling them to a thickness of about 6–8 mm using a wooden roller. They are also placed into any steel plate for cooling, cutting into slabs and packing. In homes, smaller quantities are hand rolled with wooden rollers. Once the peanuts are ready they are topped with shredded coconut to give it a very fancy yet beautiful appearance.
Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Priya Alagappan is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 5 minutes. This is recipe of Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy is perfect to serve 5 people. Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy by commenting on this page below!
Ingredients to make Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy
- Raw Peanuts - 1 Cup
- Grated Jaggery - 3/4 Cup
- Water - 1/4 Cup
- Aluminium Foil Tray - 1
- Ghee or Butter - 1 Tsp