Sunflower Seeds Chikki (Nut-Free Brittle)

Servings: 2 people
Cuisine: Indian
Course: Sweets
Time: 30 minutes
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Make Diwali snacking healthier and tastier with sunflower seeds and jaggery chikki or brittles. Try out this easy-to-cook nut-free, gluten-free, vegan recipe that is rich in nutrients.


  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup jaggery powder
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp Oil for greasing


  • To begin, dry roast the sunflower seeds for 2-3 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  • In the same pan, melt the jaggery powder in 2 tbsp of water. Cook it on low flame for a few minutes.
  • To check the consistency, drop a bit of the mixture in cold water. If it forms a hard ball and snaps, turn off the flame.
  • Add in the roasted sunflower seeds and cardamom powder. Mix well.
  • Immediately, spread the mixture on a greased surface or dish. Flatten it with a greased rolling pin.
  • Make cut marks of the desired size. Let it cool down before snapping it into pieces.
  • The Sunflower Seeds Chikki (Brittles) are ready to serve. Store them in an air-tight container.


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This blog post is part of the blog challenge β€˜Blogaberry Dazzle’ hosted by Cindy D’Silva and Noor Anand Chawla in collaboration with Dr. Preeti Chauhan.

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Sunflower Seeds Chikki (Nut-Free Brittles)