Ajwaini Chakli Recipe

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Ajwaini Chakli
How to make Ajwaini Chakli
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Ajwaini Chakli Recipe | Muruku Recipe: Muruku or Chakli as popularly known in Maharashtra is an all-day crispy snack made of rice flour, and piped in hot oil in a round shape.

Ingredients of Ajwaini Chakli

  • 2 Cups Rice flour
  • 1 Cup Gram flour
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 2 tsp Black pepper (crushed)
  • 1/2 tsp Heeng (asafoetida)
  • 1 Tbsp Ajwain (carom seeds)
  • 60 Ml Canola oil
  • 400 Ml Water

How to Make Ajwaini Chakli

  • 1.In bowl, mix both flours.
  • 2.Add salt, red chilly powder, black pepper, heeng and ajwain.
  • 3.Pour canola oil and mix with a light hand.
  • 4.Now add water and make into dough. Do not over knead the dough or knead stiff dough.
  • 5.Heat canola oil in Kadhai until medium hot.
  • 6.Now place dough in the chakli press and in quick round motion, make chaklis on oiled surface.
  • 7.Carefully pick chakli and deep-fry until crisp. Serve.

Recipe Notes

Once you have mastered the chakli, you can also directly shape the chakli in the Kadhai.

Key Ingredients: Rice flour, Gram flour, Salt, Red chilly powder, Black pepper (crushed), Heeng (asafoetida), Ajwain (carom seeds), Canola oil, Water