- Gram flour contains high protein and fibre which makes it ideal for weight loss.
- It contains magnesium that helps to maintain blood pressure and prevents heart diseases.
- Iron and other minerals help prevent anemia and enhance metabolism.
- It is rich with nutrients that support bone and heart health.
- Rice flour contains fibre, phosphorus and potassium.
- Rice flour and gram flour are 100% gluten free.
- Jaggery contains nutrients that will help improve and maintain the immune system.
- It also contains minerals that help in increasing haemoglobin and maintain blood pressure.
- As it is rich in iron it can help prevent fatigue and anemia.
- It improves the digestive system and prevents constipation.
- There are around 10+ different varieties of Chikki (brittle made with jaggery syrup) available in India.
- Popular origins of Chikki in India include Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.
- Sev/mixture was initially prepared as a Namkeen (salty savoury) in the towns of Madhya Pradesh, India.
- A similar savoury snack prepared with carom seeds is known as Omapodi, a popular snack in Tamil Nadu.
- Consumption of jaggery can be helpful in preventing respiratory problems like asthma and bronchitis.
Suggested consumable by age groups
- A significant quantity of 2-3 pieces can be enjoyed by all age groups.
Good times to eat:
- It is perfect as an evening snack.
- It can be eaten anytime to stay away from hunger pangs.
Eat along with:
- It can be eaten as it is or alongside tea or coffee.
When not to eat or eat more often:
- Diabetic patients shall not consume Mixture Mittai.
Story/History of recipe
India has a wide range of sweets and savouries. Mixture Mittai is a unique dish where Sev/mixture which was originally prepared as a savoury has turned into a sweet. This comes under the Chikki / candy variety that is prepared with jaggery . Both Sev and Chikki are renowned snacks of India. This is specially prepared for festivals like Diwali.
Recipe Ingredients, Preparation Steps and Occasions Served
To prepare dough:
- In a bowl, add gram flour, rice flour, salt and give it a good mix.
- Add water little by little and knead it into a soft dough.
- Roll the dough and divide them into small batches.
To prepare Mixture:
- Take a pan, add oil as required for deep fry and heat it at a high flame.
- Meanwhile, in a murukku maker grease the insides and fill in the dough.
- For this Mixture Mittai, use the mould/disc with small holes. The one that is usually used while preparing Idiyappam or Omapodi.
- Check whether the oil is hot and start squeezing the dough into the oil.
- Without a pause, keep squeezing based on the pan's capacity like a noodle cake.
- Once it starts changing colour, gently flip so that it is cooked well.
- Slowly take it out when the bubbles stop and place it on a strainer or tissue cloth to remove excess oil.
- Repeat the process for remaining dough.
- Now break the cakes into small pieces with hands and keep it aside.
To prepare Mixture Mittai:
- In a pan, add jaggery, around half a cup of water and let it melt into a syrup.
- To make sure the jaggery is clean, use a filter and transfer the syrup to a fresh pan.
- Add a pinch of cardamom powder and keep stirring until it reaches the hard ball consistency.
- To check, take water in a small plate and add a few drops of jaggery syrup in it. Now try rolling the syrup when it can be rolled into a ball it is perfect.
- At this stage add peanuts, the prepared Sev/ mixture and mix well.
- Once it is mixed well transfer it a tray and flatten it with a rolling pin.
- Cut the pieces with a knife while it is hot as it would be hard when it cools down.
- Leave it for a few minutes for it to settle.
- Store it in an airtight container when it has become hard and this can be enjoyed for over a week.
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