Brittle is a traditional Indian recipe which is a must for Diwali.Most people also make it for Makar Sankranti.Oats chikki- Oats brittle is a unique way of having oats.You can also make it from dry fruits,lentils & coconut.
Unique ways of having oats
I try to incorporate oats in many ways into my diet.They are great for health.Great even for a toddler and older kids.However I cannot have it cold.Just can't.This recipe is for people who cannot have it cold as overnight oats.I can have oats as a smoothie or as a brittle.Oats Poha and cookies are also a great way to add it to your diet.This recipe resembles our granola bars.It is a great pick me up between meetings.Healthy and flavorful yet something sweet.You can also break this brittle and drizzle over ice cream for extra crunch.I love having it that way.
Tip: Cook the jaggery until it turns brittle. When you drop bit of hot jaggery in cold water it should turn hard as mentioned below in the recipe.
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This recipe has featured in the Indianlink magazine.