Chewy Pumpkin Seed Chikki Recipe

Healthy homemade chikki comes in many varieties, but have you ever tried with pumpkin seed and coconut? Traditional chikki is made with sugar syrup but let’s not add sugar instead use organic jaggery powder to make it kid’s friendly nutritious snack. Coconut and cardamom enhance the rich flavour. Extremely filling, very easy to make and must be served keeping portion in mind for children in particular. Good for an extra afternoon snack pack or during travelling. A chewy warm pumpkin seed chikki can be nice substitute for regular cookies during winter season and is delicious from the first bite. Even better if all the contents of this recipe is organic.  Pumpkin seeds, Jaggery, Cardamom Powder (Elaichi), Fresh coconut   100 grams Pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup Jaggery , powdered 2 Cardamom Powder (Elaichi) 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated     10   15     To begin making this Pumpkin Seed Chikki recipe, firstly grate the coconut.Heat a heavy bottomed kadhai and melt the jaggery and cardamom powder. Add the grated coconut and stir continuously till the whole mixture turns sticky for about 10 minutes.Add the pumpkin seed to mix it well. Brush the two steel moulds with oil.Divide the mixture to fill the the moulds and keep refrigerated for 30 minutes.Serve it cold or slightly warm it before eating. Keep Chewy Pumpkin Seed Chikki in a box to eat whenever you are hungry or you can also serve it with a cup of Filter Coffee for your tea time break.