Thursday, 5 July 2012


  • Rice 1cup
  • Dalia split/putaani  1/2 cup
  • Urad Dal 1/4cup
  • Carom seeds 1/2-1tsp
  • Roasted Sesame seeds 1-2tsp
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Dry roast the rice  without letting it brown.  Grind to a fine flour
  • Dry roast urad dal and Dalia split to light brown, cool and grind into a fine flour.
  • Mix both the flours together.
  • Add carom seeds, sesame seeds, salt, turmeric powder, 3tsps of hot oil and luke warm water.
  • Knead it for 5-10 minutes into a medium smooth dough.
  • Grease your fingers with little oil and take a little dough. Mould it into the chakli maker.
  • Heat oil. Turn the chakli maker handle to press  the dough out and drop into the boiling oil. Well if you have patience, you can give it real chakli shape. But, don't worry, taste does not change!!!. Fry them till golden brown.
  • Drain oil and leave it for cooling down. 
  • Transfer it to a plate and move to your lounge, make yourself comfortable in your sofa and enjoy chakli while watching your favourite show on TV.