Kadalai Mittai is a healthy and a high Protein delicacy prepared using natural ingredients like peanuts,jaggery and cardamom powder.A zero sugar and zero oil sweet recipe that one could enjoy without any guilt.Peanuts provide rich energy for growing children.
Nowadays children are getting so addicted to unhealthy ,junk foods with high sugar level and empty calories.These kadalai mittais are prepared using jaggery which sweetens the food in a healthy manner and provides good amount of minerals. Lets make this wonderful sweet for our children and others at home that is not only healthy but delicious too.
PREPARATION TIME : 5 MINS
COOKING TIME : 10-12 MINS
YIELDS : 16*
1 cup peanuts
3/4 cups crushed jaggery
1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
Take a up of roasted peanuts with skins removed.Take the crushed jaggery, water in a pan and bring it to boil.
Let it boil in medium flame and add the cardamom powder.
When the jaggery reaches to a soft ball like consistency add the peanuts.
Now add the peanuts and mix well until they become like a ball or a dough.Switch off the flame now.
Transfer them to a greased roti board and flatten them gently.
Then place an aluminium foil paper on top and roll them gently to bring even surface all over the mittai.
Cut them to equal squares using a very sharp knife.
Healthy protein rich Kadalai Mittai is ready now.
TAKE CARE TIPS
Do not cook the peanuts for a long time after adding to the jaggery else they will become chewy and lose their crunchiness.