Peanut Chikki (Peanut Brittle)

Peanut Chikki (Peanut Brittle)

Peanut Chikki (Peanut Brittle)

Peanut chikki or peanut brittle is a delicious homemade candy. This recipe is super simple and easy with very few ingredients, peanuts, sugar and touch of ginger and salt. Ginger adds a very nice tanginess to the chikki.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 12 peanut chikkies


  • 1 cup peanuts shelled unsalted raw
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of clarified butter or ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ginger juice


  • Grease about 5x7 plate and set aside.
  • Dry roast the peanuts on medium heat stirring continuously for about 6 to 7 minutes until golden brown. Remove from pan, wait till they cool off rub between your palms and remove most of the skin. Lightly crush the peanuts.
  • In a heavy bottom sauce pan, over medium high heat melt the butter, then add sugar, ginger, and salt.
  • Keep stirring the sugar continuously till sugar start melting and changing the color to light brown. Turn off the heat as soon it comes to golden brown in color. Note: when sugar starts melting it changes the color very quickly and it can easily burn.
  • Add peanuts stir quickly. Pour over the greased plate and spread evenly.
  • Cool for a few minutes chikki should be warm, cut them in about 1-1/2 inch square.
  • Store them in air tight container


 Note: To make the ginger juice grate the ginger using fine shredder and then press it between your fingers to yield the juice.
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31 thoughts on “Peanut Chikki (Peanut Brittle)

  1. which oven u use and which company mam in making recipe for different foods..I want 2 in my home for my pizza please give me a example ..thank u ..and ui watch all ur recipes videos ..thank u and carry on ..

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