by: Tri Shakti

A traditional Indian snack made during festive times specially during diwali.


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serves: 4

4 c Rice grains

2 c Chana Dal

1 c Urad Dal

1/2 c Moong Dal

1/2 c Til/Sesame seeds

2 c Thin Poha/Thin Beaten rice

1-2 tspn Cumin seeds

1 tspn Turmeric powder

2 tsp Red chilli powder

1-2 tspn Coriander seeds

Salt to taste

1 tsp Ajwain/Ovva (Thymol seeds)

Oil (for frying)


Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 576

  • Total Fat: 13.2 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 78.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 92.5 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 19.1 g
  •     Sugars: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 24.4 g

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1.  Wash the rice & dals separately. Dry then separately.

2.  In a broad vessel,roast/heat them till it is golden brownish color.

3.  Remove from the heat.

4.  In the same vessel roast the thin poha,cumin seeds,coriander seeds & ovva till it is slight brown in color.

5.  Mix the roasted rice,dals & above roasted ingredients. Grind & make flour. (Chakli Bhajni is ready)

6.  Take the flour in a vessel,add the turmeric & red chili powder,salt,2 tspn oil & sesame seeds.

7.  Add water & make dough. Cover & keep it for 30 mins.

8.  Heat oil for frying the chakli. Withthe help of the chakli apparatus make chaklis in round shape from inwards to outwards in circular motion.

9.  Add the chakli in heated oil and deep fry till it is brownish or golden in color.

10.  After making the chakli,keep it to cool to the room temperature.

11.  Store in air tight container.

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