Pappu Chekkalu

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - Rice flour
  • 2 tsp - Channa dal (Senaga pappu)
  • 1 tsp - Black pepper (preferably half crushed)
  • Red chilli powder, salt - To taste
  • A pinch of Asafoetida (Inguva)
  • Oil to fry

How to Make Pappu Chekkalu

  • Add salt, chilli powder, channa dal, asafoetida to rice flour. Add a little water to make the dough.
  • Pressure cook the mix for 10-15 minutes without weight.
  • After it cools, add pepper.
  • Add a little water and oil to make the dough softer.
  • Make small balls, press them with palm to make them as small-sized chapattis.
  • Fry it in the oil till golden brown.