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srividya76's picture
Chakli -- of maharashtrian origin is a common snack in most of the Indian festivals.
  Rice flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Gram flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Carom seeds 1 Tablespoon
  White sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lukewarm water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Tablespoon (For frying)

Sieve the rice and gram flour together to a mixing bowl. Add carom seeds ,white sesame seeds, red chili powder, asafoetida,salt and mix together. Pour the melted butter and mix.
Add water little at a time and make like a chapati dough. Dough should not be too stiff nor too loose.Take little dough and fill into the chakli mold. With the chakli presser, press and shape the chakli to a plate with paper napkin. Make a bunch and keep ready to fry in oil. Heat oil in a wok . Carefully slide shaped chakli dough
into the hot oil. Fry both sides on a medium high heat, till crisp and golden.Take off the oil and drain on a paper towel. When they cool store them in a air tight container.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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samir's picture
can you suggest any machine to make chakli
karen's picture
you can use a cookie press if you don't have a chakli press
yummyfood's picture
turned out really well