Chakali

chakli is a deep fried snack made from rice flour, gram flour, wheat flour or a mixture of lentil flours. It is n authentic Maharashtrian recipe.

Chakali

chakli is a deep fried snack made from rice flour, gram flour, wheat flour or a mixture of lentil flours. It is n authentic Maharashtrian recipe.

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 18 Nov 2015

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
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Step 1

Chakli atta preparation

Dry roast the rice for 5 minutes, stirring all the while. When cool add the chana dal, whole jeera and whole dhania and get it ground at the chakki.

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Step 2

Add ½ tsp haldi powder, 1 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp white sesame seeds (til) and 1 ½ large tbsps white butter (homemade) and salt to taste to the chakali atta.

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Step 3 Chakali Recipe

Step 3

Add enough water to make firm dough like chappati atta.

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Step 4 Chakali Recipe

Step 4

Place a piece of the dough in the chakali maker and form the chakalis on a sheet of butter paper.

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Step 5 Chakali Recipe

Step 5

Heat oil in a kadai and gently slide the chakali onto a spatula and then into the oil.

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Step 6 Chakali Recipe

Step 6

Deep fry in hot oil on a medium flame. The oil should not be too hot while frying or the chakali will remain raw from inside.

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Step 7 Chakali Recipe

Step 7

Drain on a paper towel.

Notes :

Note: Whatever quantity of rice you take put half the quantity of channa dal and add the quantity of jeera and dhania accordingly.

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