Traditional Indian Recipes

KABULI CHANNA CHAKLI – NORTH INDIAN SNACK RECIPE- HOW TO MAKE CHAKLI WITH COOKED KABULI CHANNA

Kabuli Channa Chakli is a very tasty, spicy and crispy deep – fried snack. It is prepared using cooked and ground channa with rice flour and spices which tastes very yummy.

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Ingredients:

Cooked kabuli channa / chole                     1 cup

Rice flour                                                        2 cups

Coriander powder                                          ½ tsp

Cumin seeds                                                    ½ tsp

Red chili powder                                              2 tsp

Sesame seeds                                                   ½ tsp

Ajwain                                                                ½ tsp

Ghee / butter                                                    1 tsp

Water

Salt to taste

Oil for deep-frying

Procedure for preparing Kabuli Channa Chakli:

  1. Soak kabuli channa/chole overnight.
  2. Next morning pressure cook the channa for 1 whistle and reduce the flame to low and cook for 10 minutes or till the channa is cooked. Put off the flame.
  3. When cool drain the water from the cooked channa and use it for cooking any curry.
  4. Grind the cooked channa into a fine paste.
  5. In a bowl mix ground channa paste, rice flour, coriander powder, cumin seeds, red chili powder, sesame seeds, ajwain, salt, melted ghee and enough water to knead into a soft dough.
  6. Heat oil in a karahi/pan for deep – frying. Place enough dough in the chakli mould and low the flame and press the dough into the oil.
  7. Increase the flame to medium. Fry both sides until crisp and golden brown.
  8. Remove and drain off excess oil on kitchen paper.
  9. Repeat the same process with remaining dough.

Spicy and crispy Kabuli Channa Chakli is ready. Cool and store in air-tight container.

Note:

  • You can decrease the spice level by reducing the quantity of red chili powder.

 

 

 

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