Chakli Recipe

This is a simply favourite Gujarati snack. Store in an airtight container and munch.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Makes: 24 chaklis


For the dough

  • 2 cups rice flour
  • ½ cup curds
  • ¼ tsp asofoetida (hing)
  • ½ tsp ginger chilli paste
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds (til)
  • Salt and chilli powder to taste
  • ½ cup warm water to make the dough

Oil for deep frying


For the dough

  1. Sieve the rice flour.
  2. Combine all the ingredients together to make a dough.
  3. Make rounds of the dough to put in the chakli maker


How to proceed

  1. Oil the chakli maker from the inside.
  2. Place a round of the dough in the chaklimaker.
  3. The dough should be soft while making the chakli.
  4. Keep a butter paper on a surface to place the chakli on.
  5. Make small circular round circles on the butter paper to make the chaklis.
  6. Repeat the procedure with the other rounds of dough.
  7. Heat the oil for deep frying.
  8. Deep fry till the chakli is brown on both sides.
  9. Place the chaklis on absorbent paper and drain the excess oil.
  10. Store in an air tight box and snack at your convenience.

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