Oats chikki

Chikki or brittle is a traditional Indian recipe which is a must for Diwali.Oats chikki or oats brittle is a unique way of having oats.

You can also make it from dry fruits,lentils & coconut.This recipe is for people who cannot have it cold as overnight oats.

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.

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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Oats chikki
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Oats chikki


  • 1 cup oats
  • ½ cup dry fruits(almonds,walnuts), chopped
  • ¼ cup dry berries (blueberry,goji berry)
  • 1 ¼ cup jaggery
  • 1 tbsp. ghee or clarified butter/ olive oil if vegan
  • 1 tsp. cardamom powder


  1. Dry roast oats for 10 mins on low flame, Keep it aside.
  2. In a pan, add ghee/olive oil and jaggery, mix on low flame, Keep stirring for 10 minutes.
  3. In bowl of water, add a drop of hot jaggery to check if it is brittle, if not, cook further for few minutes and retry the same process.
  4. Add cardamom, oats, dry fruits and mix well.
  5. Switch off flame, add the the berries.
  6. Spread mix on baking paper or a greased tray. Press evenly using a rolling pin.
  7. Draw desired incisions using a knife,allow it to cool.
  8. Break it along the incisions.
  9. Store in an air tight dry jar.

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