Wednesday, November 19, 2008


4 Cups Rice flour
1/2 Cup + 2 Tbsp Urad Dal
6 Tbsp Butter
1 Tbsp Jeera seeds
1 tsp Black Sesame seeds
1 tsp Chili powder
Salt as per taste
Oil for deep frying

  • Fry urad dal without using any oil constantly stirring until it turns light brown. Let it cool and gring it into a fine powder without using any water.
  • Now sieve rice flour+ above urad dal powder + salt+ chili powder twice.
  • Now to this mixture add the melted hot butter and rest of the ingredients.
  • Slowly make a soft dough adding only required amount of water.
  • Fill the chakli maker with the above dough. On a wax paper or on a greased plate make circular chaklis.
  • Meanwhile heat up oil (do not reuse oil as this helps the chalklis remain good for a month if stored in air tight jar) in a kadai until nice and hot.
  • Slowly remove the chaklis from the plate and put them in kadai one at a time and fry them on medium heat until they turn golden. Remove from the oil. Once cooled store them in air tight container. Chaklis stored like this remains fresh for a month.
  • Enjoy!!!

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