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Chakli is a popular Indian snack made from rice flour, urad dal flour, and spices. It is usually deep-fried in oil and is a popular snack during festivals such as Diwali. Chakli is usually shaped into a spiral or coil and is crunchy and savory.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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rice flour

2 cups

besan (gram flour)

1/2 cup

sesame seeds

1/2 cup

melted ghee

1/2 cup

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

ajwain (carom seeds)

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

asafoetida (hing)

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the rice flour, besan, sesame seeds, melted ghee, cumin seeds, ajwain, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt.

Step 2:

Knead the mixture into a soft dough using enough water.

Step 3:

Divide the dough into small portions and shape them into small discs.

Step 4:

Heat oil in a deep pan over medium heat.

Step 5:

Fry the chaklis in batches until golden brown and crisp.

Step 6:

Drain on absorbent paper and let cool.

Step 7:

Serve the chaklis with tea or as a snack.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 28017 users have chowed down on Chakli a whopping 60743 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Indore, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Chakli like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Chakli, our users are head over heels in october, but the interest cools down in april.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Chakli is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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