Recipes - Chaklies


1-cup moong dal

5 cups maida flour

2 tbps. Jeera (cumin seeds)

¼ tsp. Turmeric powder

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying.



Boil  moong dal in the cooker with one and a half cup of water and salt to taste for about 5 minutes. When slightly cooled, mash the dal well. Steam maida flour tied in a piece of cloth for about 20 minutes. In a big vati  pour this steamed maida and smash it with a wooden spoon to remove the lumps. Mix both the above adding  jeera, turmeric powder and knead  well to form a good consistency adding a little more water & salt if required. Keep the dough covered with a moist cloth so that it does not become too dry. Using the chaklie mould make chaklies on a waxed /plain paper and deep fry them 4-5  at a time till done. Strain oil and store them in airtight containers when cooled.

Comment on this article

  • Sophia, barkur

    Sat, Feb 26 2022

    Which moong dal Yellow or green?

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