Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal)
1 1/2 cups
Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
Chakli ka atta
Red chilli powder
Sesame seeds (til)
to deep fry
Lightly roast ingredients of chakli atta. Grind to a coarse powder.
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.
Leave it aside for twenty five to thirty minutes, mixing the mixture at regular intervals.
Remove from vessel and knead it into very soft dough, by adding a little water.
Put mixture in chakli mould and make chaklis on a piece of paper. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai till moderately hot.
Deep fry chaklis to a light golden brown and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper and allow to cool. Store in airtight tins.