Chakali (murukku)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - moong dal
  • 2 cups - water
  • 3 cups - all-purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil (for deep frying)

How to Make Chakali (murukku)

  • Mix 1 cup of moong dal and 2 cups of water in a vessel.
  • Tie 3 cups of all-purpose flour in a muslin cloth. Place them in a pressure cooker and steam cook them.
  • Make a smooth paste of boiled moong dal.
  • Remove all-purpose flour from muslin cloth.
  • Break all the lumps in it. (If necessary, sieve it to remove small lumps)
  • Mix all-purpose flour with moong dal paste.
  • Add cumin seeds, sesame seeds, red chilli powder and salt.
  • Mix all the ingredients thoroughly to form a medium soft dough.
  • Use the chakli press and press out circles of desired diameter.
  • Deep fry in oil on medium heat till golden.
  • Drain and cool.