Chakri

Preparation Time – 30 minutes 
Serves – 7 – 8



Ingredients :


 Rice flour – 2 cup
 Split green gram paste – ½ cup
 Oil – 2 tsp
 Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
 Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
 Red chili powder (optional) – 1 tsp
 Salt to taste
 Oil for frying
 Water for binding as required

Method :


 Wash and soak the pulses for 15-20 minutes.
 Cook the pulses to a paste like consistency
 In a big bowl add rice flour, pulses paste, turmeric, salt, chili powder, carom seeds
or cumin seeds.
 Mix lightly. Heat oil and add the sizzling hot oil to the rice flour mix.
 Add water as needed to make stiff dough. Knead thoroughly with hand not food processor.
 Take a lemon size dough and place it in a chakri mould or icing bag with star nozzle.
 Heat oil for frying. Test the oil by dropping a small piece of dough and wait for 3 seconds if it does not rise to the top then oil needs to be heated.
 Gently make a spiral with the chakri mould or icing bag and deep fry to a golden brown.
 Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
 These spirals stay fresh for 7-10 days.

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