Original Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai (Groundnut Chikki Candy). Chikki is a traditional Indian sweet (brittle) generally made from peanuts and jaggery. There are several different varieties of chikki in addition to the most common groundnut (peanut) chikki. One of the tastiest candy from Kovilpatti. Kadalai mittai or peanut candy in english is the most nutritious snack for both kids and elders. As we all know peanut or Kadalai is a very rich source of protein. Any nuts for that matter is rich protein source. But the issue lies in their accumulation of pitham. With more intake of nuts our body pitham will start increasing which leads to imbalance in our body and cause various diseases. As jaggery or vellam (in tamil) can suppress the pitham kadalai mittai becomes a perfect protein source with no side effects. Kadalaimittai or peanut candy from Tamil nadu are made of kadalai (peanut) and Jaggery. So with this combination Kadalai Mittai becomes a candy with high Protein, Iron and Selenium content. Also it did not have any bad fat at all. There is no other better snack than kadalai mittai for your kids.