Rice & Moong Dal Chaklis
Chaklis are circular/spiral shaped snacks which are usually made in the Western & Southern parts of India. In Gujarat, it is known as chakris and in the south it is called murukkus. It is often made during festivals like Diwali and is a favorite tea time snack of both the young and adults alike. Chaklis are made from either rice & some kind of lentils like moong dal or urad dal. It can even be made from wheat flour or all purpose flour and lentils.
Published Jul 17, 2013
- 3 Cups Rice Powder
- 1 Cup Moong dal (Cooked)
- 2 tsp Green Chili paste
- 2 tsp Ginger paste
- 3 tbsp warm oil
- 3 tbsp Sesame Seeds
- 2 tsp Cumin
- Wash & cook yellow moon dal. After it is mashed and cooled, add it to the rest of the ingredients and form a dough.
- Keep the dough covered and refrigerated about 20 minutes. Heat oil in a wok. Insert the star shaped attachment the chakli maker (chakli maker with 4 to 5 attachments are usually brass make instruments which you can buy at most Indian grocery stores).
- Take some of the dough mixture into the chakli maker & roll out chaklis on a clean flat surface.
- Fry the chaklis in hot oil golden brown.
- Cool & store in airtight containers.