How to make Cream and Onion Chakli Sticks -

A spiral shaped deep-fried savoury snack that is very popular all over Maharashtra and Karnataka. Chakli can be made in various combinations and here we have used some western ingredients to give it a unique flavour

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Onion powder (अनियन पावडर), Milk powder (मिल्क पावडर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cream and Onion Chakli Sticks

Cream and Onion Chakli Sticks Recipe Card


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Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cream and Onion Chakli Sticks Recipe

  • Onion powder 2 teaspoons

  • Milk powder 1 tablespoon

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Semolina (rawa) 3/4 cup

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) 1/3 cup

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Spring onion greens chopped 1/4 cup

  • Powdered sugar a pinch

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Heat 1 cup water in a non-stick pan, add salt and butter andmix till butter melts.Add semolina, mix well and cook till mixture thickens. Transfer into a bowl and cool down.

Step 2

Dry roast split black gram in another non-stick pan for 5-6 minutes. Cool and grind to fine powder.

Step 3

Add rice flour and black gram flour to the semolina mixture, along with 1 cup water, spring onion greens and knead into stiff dough.

Step 4

Take milk powder in small bowl, add parmesan cheese powder, salt, onion powder and powdered sugar in another bowl.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 6

Grease a chakli press with some oil. Divide the dough into equal portions and put one portion at a time into the chakli press and press outsticks on a butter paper. Slide in a few chakli sticks at a time, into hot oil, deep-fry on medium heat till light golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Sprinkle milk powder mixture over the sticks, toss well and let them cool down to room temperature.

Step 8

Serve or store in an airtight container.

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