Healthy Amaranth Chikki | How to make Healthy Amaranth Chikki

By BetterButter Editorial  |  3rd Dec 2016  |  
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About Healthy Amaranth Chikki Recipe

Healthy chikkis that celebrate the goodness of Amaranth. Make these yummy chikkis this winter and get your dose of nutrition. This recipe is brought you in association with the Murugappa Group for the Superfoods Campaign.

Healthy Amaranth Chikki, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Healthy Amaranth Chikki by BetterButter Editorial will definitely help you in its preparation. The Healthy Amaranth Chikki can be prepared within 5 minutes. The time taken for cooking Healthy Amaranth Chikki is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 5 people. The recipe details out how to make Healthy Amaranth Chikki step by step. The detailed explanation makes Healthy Amaranth Chikki so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Healthy Amaranth Chikki can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Healthy Amaranth Chikki from BetterButter.

Healthy Amaranth Chikki

Ingredients to make Healthy Amaranth Chikki

  • amaranth (popped) - 1 cup
  • Whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup
  • ghee - 1/4 cup
  • jaggery powder - 1/4 cup
  • dates (chopped and deseeded) - 2 tbsp
  • honey - 1/4 cup or as per taste
  • Raisins/sultanas - 2 tbsp
  • Dry fruits of choice - 2 tbsp or more
  • 150 ml water

How to make Healthy Amaranth Chikki

  1. Roast the whole wheat flour in ghee till fragrant and light brown.
  2. In the same pan, add the popped amaranth, dates, dry fruits and raisins and warm them a little. Set aside.
  3. Mix jaggery powder, honey and water over moderate flame.
  4. Dissolve the jaggery and bring to a boil.
  5. Cook till a thick syrup consistency is achieved.
  6. Stir in the amaranth-wheat flour mixture. Cook for five minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and stir well.
  8. Spread the prepared mixture into a lined baking tray.
  9. Allow it to cool and rest.
  10. Cut into small squares and store in an airtight container.

My Tip:

While storing separate the layers with parchment.

Reviews for Healthy Amaranth Chikki (3)

Anupama Kumari2 years ago

such yummy chikkis :D

Vidya Shriram2 years ago


Shoba Bharathraj2 years ago