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Andhra Famous Snacks : Jantikalu

Ridhima Mohil
15 minutes
Prep Time
35 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Andhra Famous Snacks : Jantikalu RECIPE

Janthikalu, a classic traditional savory snack no auspicious occasion, picnic or a family get together is ever complete without these crunchy treats

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Rice flour – 2 cup
  2. sesame seeds – 1/2 cup
  3. Dry Roasted Gram – 1/2 cup
  4. cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  5. ghee – 1/2 cup
  6. asafoetida – a pinch
  7. salt as per taste
  8. Jantikalu gottam (Murukku press) to form round shapes
  9. oil for fying


  1. Tie the rice flour in a cloth and keep it in a small pan. Keep this inside a covered pan of boiling water for 5 minutes to steam.
  2. Remove from pan. Grind the gram and mix with cumin, melted ghee, salt, sesame seeds, asafoetida and steamed rice flour. Knead together into a soft dough.
  3. Use the jantikalu gottam (murukku press) and squeeze out rounds into the hot oil. Fry them on both sides until golden. Remove and drain excess oil.

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Shoba Bharathraj
Shoba Bharathraj   Dec-11-2018


Diksha Wahi
Diksha Wahi   May-24-2017

Perfect snack for me :)

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