• Rice flour – 1 cup
• Urad Dal – 2 tsps
• Cumin seed – ¼ tsp
• Til/Sesame seed – ¼ tsp
• Salt – ½ tsp
• Butter – 1 tbsp, melted
• Water – as required
• Oil – for deep frying

1. Dry roast the urad dal until golden brown and let them cool completely.
2. Grind them to a very fine powder.
3. Mix rice flour, urad dal flour, salt, butter, cumin seeds and sesame seeds in a large bowl.
4. Add water little by little and mix into a soft dough.
5. Heat oil for deep frying.
6. Fill the chakli press with the dough.
7. Pipe the chakli onto a jalli karandi or a wide spatula.
8. Flip the chakli into the oil gently using the spatula.
9. Cook both the sides till golden brown.
10. Remove the chakli from the oil onto a paper towel.

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By Bhaktin Pooja

Author: ISKCON Desire Tree

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