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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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