Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy | How to make Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy (14 likes)
- By Priya Alagappan
Created on 10th Jan 2016
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 a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Tamil Nadu cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy at your home. Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy by Priya Alagappan will help you to prepare the perfect Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 15 minute for the preparation and 5 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Kadalai Mittai / Peanut Candy.
- Prep Time15mins
- Cook Time5mins
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