Crispy Chakli Recipe

April 18, 2017 19:08
Crispy Chakli Recipe

Chakli is a popular snack all throughout India. Chakli is a crispy and delicious snack that is prepared on festivals. It is perfect with a hot cup of tea. Let’s follow the recipe.

Preparation Time: 5 min; Cooking Time: 45 min; Servings: 3-4  


- 2 cups rice flour (chawal ka atta) , sieved

- 1/2 cup curd (dahi)

- 2 tbsp butter

- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

- 1 tsp chili powder

- 1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)

- 1 tsp ginger- green chili paste

- 1 tbsp sesame seeds (til)

- salt to taste

- oil for deep-frying


1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water (approx. ¾ cup).

2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and keep it aside.

3. Take a portion of the dough and press it into a chakli “press” and cover it with the lid.

4. Press out 50 mm. (2”) diameter round swirls of chakli onto an inverted flat thali, working closely from the center to the outside.

5. Press the chaklis very gently with the back of a flat ladle.

6. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, deep fry the chaklis on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in color and crisp from both the sides.

7. Drain the chaklis on an absorbent paper.

8. Cool and store in an air-tight container.


- These chaklis can be stored in an air-tight container for 10 to 15 days.

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