Diwali feast is almost incomplete with out having home made savory, crispy Chakali's. Nothing can beat the taste of home made chakali, and especially if its with the bonus of Bhajani chakali taste. A must try recipe!!
2 Cup (32 tbs) (All Purpose Flour)
Split moong dal
1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (To Mix In Dal Once Its Boiled)
Red chilli powder
1⁄2 Teaspoon (Carom Seeds/Owa)
Rinse moong dal 2 to 3 times under cold water and drain off. Put washed moong dal in pressure cooker, add 3/4 cups water and cook until 2 whistles.
Take maida in any put and place that pot in Idly cooker and steam for 15 mts.
Now strain of steamed maida using strainer.
Take boiled moong dal, to that add 1/2 cup water and mash well.
Take maida to that add all dry spices, mix well.
Add moong dal paste and start to make it in to dough.
Now wet your hand with cold water and take small dough from chakali dough. Knead it one more time to make smooth and soft.
Put dough ball in chakali mold and start to make chakali on wax paper.
Deep fry chakali until golden brown.
For most Indians, the Chakli is crunchy tea-time snack. Yes, they love it and so will you. Though this snackk can be made throughout the year, it is a Diwali staple. Madhura in this video is making the Chaklis with the flavorsome ajwain seeds. Enjoy.