Chakari

This is a crispy spiral shaped fried Indian snack. It has several names in India, known as Chakari in Gujarat, Murukku in southern India and Chakali in Maharashtra.

Ingredients:

  • ½ kg rice flour
  • 1/4th cup fresh cream
  • 1/4th teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4th teaspoon sesame (Tal) seeds
  • ½ teaspoon green chilly powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon sour curd
  • Oil to fry

Process:

  • In a large steel bowl, mix all the above ingredients except oil.
  • Knead the ingredients by making a dough by adding a little water (as required).
  • Make a soft dough.
  • Put the dough in sev maker machine with chakari nozzle.
  • Carefully spiral the sev maker for 3 to 4 rounds for each piece.

Raw Chakari

  • Take thick frying pan.
  • Add oil in the frying pan heat it with a fast stove.
  • Slowly & carefully add the raw chakari pieces in the frying pan.
  • Bring the stove speed to the medium level.(See the featured picture)
  • Fry till chakari becomes pink.
  • Take out the Chakari from the frying pan with the help of frying sieve

Keep the Chakari open in a dish for a while and then store it in air tight container after it cools down. It can remain good for up to 2 weeks.

This is a snack item and can be consumed with evening tea, can be carried on a picnic or while travelling.

Health warning: Sometimes if not made properly it can become so hard that it can break your teeth too !!

Chakari Murukku

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