Chakli (Murukku)

Chakli is a wonderful snack. It is also sometimes called Murukku.

Serving: Makes about 25 pieces.


Rice flour : 4 cups
Urad Dal : 1 cup
Cumin seeds (Jeera) : 2 teaspoons
Asafoetida (Hing) : ¼ Teaspoon
Sesame Seeds (Til) : 1 teaspoon
Melted Butter : ½ cup
Salt to taste :
Oil to fry :


Boil urad dal in a pressure cooker with 2 cups of water.
Allow it to cool completely. Then mash it well.
Add rice flour, salt, jeera, hing, sesame seeds and about ½ cup of hot melted butter.
Mix everything together.
Add water a little at a time to make dough.
Press it through a Chakali press and deep fry in oil.

Recipe Credit : Shanta Rao