Chakali

by MalaShenoy
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.
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • To make chakli atta at home -
  • Rice(approx ½ kg) - 3 cups
  • Channa dal - 1 ½
  • whole dhania - 2-3 tsps
  • whole jeera - 2-3 tsps
For the chakali:
  • chakali atta - ½ kg
  • haldi powder - ½ tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1-2 tsp
  • White sesame seeds(til) - 1 tsp
  • white butter or you use Amul butter(homemade) - large
  • Salt -
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • To make chakli atta at home -
  • Rice(approx ½ kg) - 3 cups
  • Channa dal - 1 ½
  • whole dhania - 2-3 tsps
  • whole jeera - 2-3 tsps
For the chakali:
  • chakali atta - ½ kg
  • haldi powder - ½ tsp
  • Red chili powder - 1-2 tsp
  • White sesame seeds(til) - 1 tsp
  • white butter or you use Amul butter(homemade) - large
  • Salt -
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Instructions
  1. Chakli atta preparationDry 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.
  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.
  3. Add enough water to make firm dough like chappati atta.
  4. Place a piece of the dough in the chakali maker and form the chakalis on a sheet of butter paper.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai and gently slide the chakali onto a spatula and then into the oil.
  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.
  7. Drain on a paper towel.
Recipe 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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