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Chirotey Recipe

Chirotey is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 4.25 cups - plain flour
  • 3/4 cup - Rice flour
  • 1.5 cups - Sugar ground
  • 3/4 cup - Ghee
  • 2-3 pinches salt
  • Ghee for deep frying
  • How to Make Chirotey:

    1. Sieve together plain flour and salt.
    2. Add in the measured ghee and mix till crumbly.
    3. Add cold water and knead into a pliable dough.
    4. Cover with a moist cloth, dividing into 20 parts.
    5. Make a cream by beating together rice flour and 3 tbsps of ghee.
    6. Roll each part into a wafer thin round.
    7. Brush with creamed flour, place another round on top.
    8. Repeat procedure for 5-6 layers.
    9. Roll tightly into a round cylinder.
    10. Cut 1 thick slices, roll lightly to a thick round.
    11. Repeat for all dough
    12. Heat ghee in heavy pan and fry rounds till golden on slow-medium heat.
    13. The layers of chirote should show when they open a bit on frying.
    14. Only then will they be crisp.
    15. Allow to cool a little, sprinkle powdered sugar over it, cool completely,
    16. Store in airtight container after cooling completely.,
    17. Serve this favorite diwali sweet, as desired.


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