Tuesday, 30 April 2013

recipe of chakri

prep time: 5 mints
cook time: 45 mints
crunchy chakri with sesame seeds
Crunchy Chakari

Chakri is also known as murukku. chakri is like one type of snack version.Its having very crunchy and crispy flavor. This traditional gujarati and marahti type chakri made in festival. you can also serve with farsi puri.

Oh yes, you can also store it in an airtight container for few days.

1.     2 cups Maida (rice / wheat flour)
2.     Salt (taste wise)
3.     1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
4.     1/2 tablespoon Oil + for deep frying
5.     Water 

  1. Sieve 2 cups maida/rice/wheat flour, tie it in a cotton cloth and place tied maida in a small steel container.
  2. Close the container with lid. Place steel container in a pressure cooker and pour water until it reaches half the height of the container. Close the lid of cooker and steam it for about 15 to 17 minutes (do not worry about number of whistles).
  3. Turn off flame and let it stand for 5-7 minutes. Remove the lid of cooker and open the container. If flour is warm then it is best for making crispy chakri. .
  4. Place this flour in big bowl and rubbing smoothly with hand.
  5. Add red chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder, and sesame seeds in it.
  6. Heat 5 tbsp oil and add the sizzling hot oil to the maida/rice/wheat flour and Mix lightly.
  7. Add water as needed in small incremental quantities (2 tablespoons at a time) and prepare a smooth and soft dough (like chapati dough).
  8. Take star shaped mold and fit it in the chakli maker container and Fill it with prepared dough.
  9. Close the container tightly with its lid. Form spirals on a thick plastic sheet by twisting its handle with one hand while moving it in spiral motion using another hand.
  10. Add spirals in medium hot oil and reduce the flame to low, deep fry until they turn light golden brown.
  11. Drain and transfer to plate. Allow it to cool to room temperature and serve or store it in airtight container and consume within 15-20 days.
Note: you can also add chili-ginger pest in it for spicy flavor.


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