Bhajanee Chakli Recipe - Crispy deep fried chaklis made with Bhajanee flour

This recipe is from the book Cooking with Love.

Main Ingredients : Bhajnee flour, Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snack

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Bhajanee Chakli

Bhajanee Chakli Recipe - How to make Bhajanee Chakli?


Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : High


  • Bhajnee flour

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 cup

  • Rice 4 cups

  • For dough

  • Bhajnee flour 2 cups

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

For the bhajanee flour, dry-roast the rice and black gram separately. Cool completely and grind separately to a powder. Sift both the flours and mix.

Step 2

Place two cups of bhajanee flour in a bowl. Add the butter, salt, cumin powder and chilli powder, and mix well. Divide the mixture in half. Take one half and knead into a soft dough with half a cup of water.

Step 3

When the dough is used up, make a dough of the remaining flour.Put small portions of the mixture into a chakli mould and press out several chakli onto a plastic sheet.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai till moderately hot. Deep-fry the chakli till light golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside to cool. Store in an airtight container.

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