Pili Nut Brittle


1/4 kilo ( 2cups) blanched and shelled raw pili nuts
3 tbsp. butter, softened
1/2 tsp.baking soda
2 tbsp. white sugar
2 tbsp. light syrup
cooking oil for frying

How to make Pili Nut Brittle

  • Sun dry pili nuts for half a day. Combine butter and baking soda. brush some of the mixture on a clean
    marble slab.
  • Reserve the rest for use later. Set marble slab aside. In a large frying pan over low fire, deep fry nuts in oil until slightly yellow. Add sugar and continue frying until nuts are yellow brown.
  • Add syrup and continue frying until nuts are medium – dark brown. Remove nuts from oil and spread out on marble slab. Brush nuts with reserved butter mixture.
  • When nuts are slightly cool but still warm, divide into portions. Seal in a plastic bag and store in a jar.

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