Varo-Dry fruit brittle is an easy recipe.It is a chikki which we eat in cold season.It is actually medicinal way of adding nuts and jaggery to the diet.
Indian rituals largely follow Ayurveda.In the olden days food was a huge science.People would eat foods according to regional weather conditions.Also, you could not get veggies and fruits if they were not in season in the olden times.If you look closely,we always have some sweets or food stuffs associated with the festive season,as per the weather conditions.For example Diwali is celebrated when winter approaches.Hence,it gets colder in most parts of India.
In olden days,there were no heaters to keep the body warm.
We did not have many chemical medicines available.
People also believed more in natural ways of keeping the body warm.This would help increase immunity against cold,flu and infections.They would do it by eating sweets and food.
Jaggery,nuts,poppy seeds in their diet.
Varo-dry fruit brittle is a traditional Sindhi 'chikki'.
It is made with dry fruit and poppy seeds and is eaten during Diwali.
It is very easy to make,full of nutrition and very little 'ghee'.
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