Instant Chakli


हिंदी में पढ़ें – इंस्टंट चकली

Ingredients: (240 ml cup used)

  • 1 cup rice flour
  • ¼ cup besan / chickpea flour / kadalai maavu
  • ¼ cup fried gram / roasted gram powder (can replace with besan, refer notes)
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds (do not use unhulled)
  • 1 tbsp hot butter or oil
  • 1 tbsp ajwain / carom seeds/ vaamu
  • ½ to ¾ tbsp. red chilli powder
  • Generous pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • water as needed
  • Oil for deep frying


  1. Measure all the ingredients mentioned and set aside.
  2. Powder the fried gram in a mixer jar.
  3. We need only 1/4 cup of fried gram for this recipe.
  4. Make sure you measure the flour and use only 1/4 cup.
  5. Add flour, red chili powder, salt, hing, sesame seeds, carom seeds to a mixing bowl.
  6. Mix up all these very well.
  7. Add 1 tbsp hot butter or oil.
  8. Mix this up very well again.
  9. Add water just as needed.
  10. Make a tight dough. The dough has to be non sticky and non dry.
  11. If the dough turns sticky then you can also sprinkle some flour and mix it again.
  12. Grease the chakli maker.
  13. Divide the dough to 2 to 3 parts and fill the chakli maker.
  14. Press the chakli maker to release the dough and shape the dough to spirals.
  15. Heat oil in a fry pan.
  16. When the oil is hot enough drop a small piece of dough, it has to rise.
  17. Drop chakli in hot oil and fry them until golden and crisp.
  18. Drain them on a kitchen tissue and set aside.
  19. Continue making and frying chakli in batches.
  20. Do not allow them to dry up, you can also keep them covered with a cloth.
  21. Cool chakli completely and store them in an airtight jar.

Khud Khao, Sabko Khilao 😀



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