Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattu | How to make Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattu

By Anju Bhagnari  |  12th Feb 2017  |  
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Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattuby Anju Bhagnari
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    4

    People

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About Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattu Recipe

Nippattu is very popular and delicious snack down South. I have replaced the Maida with Whole Wheat Flour to get just about the same taste and texture , only healthier.

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Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattu

Ingredients to make Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattu

  • 1 cup atta
  • 2 tablespoon hot oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1/2 inch ginger piece
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoon green coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoon roasted chana dal / daliya
  • 2 tablespoon roasted peanuts ( remove skin )
  • water as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon jeera powder

How to make Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattu

  1. Coarsely ground the peanuts and daliya. Keep aside.
  2. In a mortar pestle, Pound the green chilli , ginger, curry leaves and green dhania.
  3. Take atta in a big plate or bowl.
  4. Add the hot oil and with a spoon mix it up so that it resembles bread crumbs texture.
  5. Add the paste , sesame seeds , peanuts and daliya.
  6. Add salt , jeera powder and red chilli powder.
  7. Now using as little water as possible bring the dough together.
  8. Add only 1 teaspoon at a time.
  9. If on taking a small ball and flattening it , the edges crack , the dough is proper.
  10. Meanwhile heat up oil for deep frying.
  11. Make balls from the dough and by placing between parchment paper or plastic press each to flatten.
  12. They should not be too thin nor too thick.
  13. Lower the heat and fry as many as possible in one go.
  14. Let fry till both sides turn Golden brown.
  15. Work quickly as the dough begins to harden and crumble if kept for too long.
  16. Can add chopped onion, grated coconut too.
  17. These can also be baked if one wants a healthier version.

Reviews for Whole Wheat Chekkalu / Nippattu (1)

Tripti Bhatia2 years ago

so crispy
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