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Instant and healthy Chakali

Nayana Palav
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Instant and healthy Chakali RECIPE

As the name suggests it is easy and quick to make. Just pressure cook the dal, mix remaining ingredients and press the chaklis in hot oil.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Diwali
  • Maharashtra
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
  2. 1 cup rice flour
  3. 1 teaspoon carrom seeds
  4. salt to taste
  5. 1 Teaspoon chilli Powder
  6. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  7. 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  8. a pinch asafoetida
  9. oil for Deep frying


  1. Wash moong daal. Pressure cook moong daal with half cup of water until 2-3 whistles on medium heat.
  2. When steam escapes remove moong dal from cooker and add rice flour, turmeric powder, asafoetida, seasame seeds, carrom seeds, chilli powder, salt and mix well.
  3. You can add less or more rice flour to make the perfect dough.
  4. Then put dough into the chakli mould and make chaklis.
  5. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the chakils til they turn crisp and golden brown.
  6. Once the chakalis are cooled at room temperature, store in an container to preserve crispiness.

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Amrisha Vohra
Amrisha Vohra   Nov-08-2017

Looks great.

Anvita Amit
Anvita Amit   Nov-05-2017

my favorite

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