Wednesday, March 26, 2008


This is very famous snack to much on in south India. Looks great and can be store for 2-3 weeks in an airtight container.Very easy to prepare.

Rice powder - 3 cups
Urad dal - 1.25 cups
Butter - 1 stick [3-4 tsp]
salt - as per taste
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
water - to mix
Oil - for deep frying

1.First in a pan dry roast the urad Dal until it turns brown .It should not be too dark.It will start releasing nice smell thus you will know.
2.Keep it aside.Then allow it to cool down.Then powder it to a smooth powder and keep ready.
3.Now melt a stick of butter and take in a this add powdered urad dal,salt,cumin seeds,rice powder and prepare a soft dough adding enough water.This should be dry .so add water little by little.
4.Now fill it into the machine or a pastry bag and make chakkuli over wax paper or normal paper and keep ready
5.Preheat the oil and when the temperature is appropriate drop this chakkuli one by one and fry till they turn brown and crisp.
6.Enjoy when its hot.It tastes good even after cooling.
7.Store it in airtight container only after its cooled down completely.


Namratha said...

Wow Soumya, those Chaklis are perfect...they look so crisp and yummy too. Good one :)

SMN said...

hey soumya nice to know that you are from South India. Nice and tempting Chakkuli. you have nice recipes here y cant u join Sailu's food list

Mona said...

They look delicious, would love to have them with a cup of hot tea for an evening snack.

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Uj said...

Hi I made these for Diwali from your blog. It came out just perfect and crispy..Everyone loved it. Thanks for posting it :)