The arrival of winter brings a new variety of flavorful dishes and vegetables that can only be enjoyed in the cold season. From warm pumpkin soup to warming up and having a light meal at daulat ki chaat in the cool breeze, the seasons make us crave for all these great dishes. Another such seasonal delicacy is Chikki. As the cold season begins, this traditional snack is sold in sweet shops, local grocery stores, milk shops, and even supermarkets. North Indian classic ticks are made by specially cooking gurus, ghee and dried fruits into a crunchy and fragile structure. People think it’s easy to make snacks of these three ingredients, but videos on the internet blow our hearts! A food blogger took a picture of how to make Gwariel’s Tiruki Chikki with a camera. The time and effort spent making this special tick is awe-inspiring. please look:
In the video you can see how Gwariel’s Tilkiticki is prepared from scratch. First, they start by melting the jacquard-based mixture and reducing it to string consistency. Next, it was cooled by unfolding it in a slab and folding it. Then hang the mixture from the hook on the wall to ventilate the gur mixture. When that is done, the mass is continuously folded into sesame seeds until the seeds are fully incorporated. Finally, they hammer the mixture of gurgoma into a thin sheet and quickly cut it into square strips. The systematic and time-consuming procedure for making this Tiruki Chikki is awe-inspiring. This video was uploaded by Instagram-based food blogger @_tastetour and has over 320,000 likes and 5.7 million views.
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There is a reason to enjoy a treat like Tirchikki in the winter. In Ayurveda, til or sesame seeds are known for their ability to generate heat in the body. It also contains antioxidants that help repair the skin. Not only that. These small seeds are also known to aid digestion and are also known to relieve constipation. Till’s dynamics make it the perfect species to add to your winter diet.