Thursday, October 18, 2012


Wheat flour - 1 cup
Rice flour - ½ cup
Maida - ½ cup
Besan (chick peas flour) - ½ cup
Salt - to taste
Chilli powder - ½ tsp
White sesame seeds - 2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Butter - 3 tbsp
Oil - to fry

Mix all the four flours. Sieve them together. Place in a muslin cloth & tie a loose knot.

Place on the perforated sheet of an idli vessel and steam for 20 minutes under cover.
Remove the string and powder the steamed mixture.
Sift to remove any lumps and collect in a vessel.
Add rest of the ingredients except the oil. Add water little at a time and knead into a
soft but not sticky dough.
Place some dough in the chakli press and make discs of concentric circles, on a piece
of butter paper or plastic sheet.
Transfer the discs carefully into moderately hot oil and fry till crisp.
Use all the dough. Cool and store in air tight container.

1 comment:

  1. Looks like a quick and easy recipe. Gotta try this over the weekend!