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 This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Cream and Onion Chakli Sticks
Main Ingredients Onion powder, Milk powder
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cream and Onion Chakli Sticks

  • 2 teaspoons Onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Milk powder
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 3/4 cup Semolina (rawa)
  • 1/3 cup Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal)
  • 1/2 cup Rice flour
  • 1/4 cup Spring onion greens chopped
  • a pinch Powdered sugar
  • to deep fry Oil


  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.
  2. Dry roast split black gram in another non-stick pan for 5-6 minutes. Cool and grind to fine powder.
  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.
  4. Take milk powder in small bowl, add parmesan cheese powder, salt, onion powder and powdered sugar in another bowl.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  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.
  7. Sprinkle milk powder mixture over the sticks, toss well and let them cool down to room temperature.
  8. Serve or store in an airtight container.