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Chakli  Recipe

Deep-fried popular snack usually made during festive season in every house.

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Preparation Time : 51-60 minutes

Cooking time : 51-60 minutes

Servings : 4


Main Ingredients

Rice, Split Bengal gram (chana dal)





Level Of Cooking



  • Rice
    6 cups
  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
    3 cups
  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
    1 1/2 cups
  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
    3/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds
    2 tablespoons
  • Coriander seeds
    2 tablespoons
  • Chakli ka atta
    3 cups
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Sesame seeds (til)
    2 tablespoons
  • Oil
    to deep fry


Step 1

Lightly roast ingredients of chakli atta. Grind to a coarse powder.

Step 2

Bring one cup of water to a boil. Put on sim and add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, sesame seeds and finally chakli atta. Remove from heat. Stir mixture well.

Step 3

Leave it aside for twenty five to thirty minutes, mixing the mixture at regular intervals.

Step 4

Remove from vessel and knead it into very soft dough, by adding a little water.

Step 5

Put mixture in chakli mould and make chaklis on a piece of paper. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai till moderately hot.

Step 6

Deep fry chaklis to a light golden brown and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper and allow to cool. Store in airtight tins.

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