Deep-fried popular snack usually made during festive season in every house. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Rice, Chana Dal
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chakli

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


  1. Lightly roast ingredients of chakli atta. Grind to a coarse powder.
  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.
  3. Leave it aside for twenty five to thirty minutes, mixing the mixture at regular intervals.
  4. Remove from vessel and knead it into very soft dough, by adding a little water.
  5. Put mixture in chakli mould and make chaklis on a piece of paper. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai till moderately hot.
  6. Deep fry chaklis to a light golden brown and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper and allow to cool. Store in airtight tins.

Nutrition Info

Calories 9752
Carbohydrates 1845.4
Protein 357.3
Fat 104.8