Chakri - Gujarati Recipes

Chakri - Gujarati Recipes

Chakri - Gujarati Recipes


Preparation Time: 30 min

Serves: 7 - 8

Ingredients :

  • Rice flour - 2 cup
  • Split green gram paste - ½ cup
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Red chili powder (optional) - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Water for binding as required

Method :

  • Wash and soak the pulses for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cook the pulses to a paste like consistency
  • In a big bowl add rice flour, pulses paste, turmeric, salt, chili powder, carom seeds or cumin seeds.
  • Mix lightly. Heat oil and add the sizzling hot oil to the rice flour mix.
  • Add water as needed to make stiff dough. Knead thoroughly with hand not food processor.
  • Take a lemon size dough and place it in a chakri mould or icing bag with star nozzle.
  • Heat oil for frying. Test the oil by dropping a small piece of dough and wait for 3 seconds if it does not rise to the top then oil needs to be heated.
  • Gently make a spiral with the chakri mould or icing bag and deep fry to a golden brown.
  • Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
  • These spirals stay fresh for 7-10 days.

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