Gently Grown Food

Roasted Channa Dal Chikki

  • Preparation Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 6 mins
  • Total Time: 21 mins


  • 2 1/2 cups (Roasted channa dal)
  • 2 cups chopped jaggery (gur)


  • Heat an aluminium kadhai on a high flame.
  • Add the jaggery, mix well and cook on a high flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  • Lower the flame to slow and keep stirring continuously for 3 minutes, till it forms foam and changes the colour.
  • Switch off the flame and keep stirring for few more seconds.
  • Add the daria and mix very well.
  • Put it on a greased platform, while mixing it upside down using a flat ladle.
  • Pat the mixture, with greased hands and roll it using a greased rolling pin to make 275 mm. (11”) diameter circle.
  • While rolling make sure it does not stick on the platform. If it sticks, loosen it using a flat ladle, and roll again.
  • Cut immediately using a sharp knife into equal squares. Cool completely. Break into pieces and store it in an airtight container in a cool and dry place.