Instant chakli / Muruku {no soaking, No grinDing}

instant chakli / muruku

Instant Chakli – This recipe calls for no soaking and no grinding. But as crispy and as tasty as the traditional one ! A perfect treat for festive season or a coffee evening πŸ˜ƒ

instant chakli / muruku

Makes about 25 chaklis

1 cup urad dal
2 cups rice flour
2 cups water + 1/2 cup more when required
1 tablespoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon hing/asafoetida
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon jeera/cumin seeds
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon butter or 2 teaspoon hot oil
Oil for frying


  • In a pan , add urad dal. Warm it on a low heat just till it feels warm.
  • Remove the urad dal into a bowl , add 2 cups water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles, until the dal is well cooked.
  • In a pan , warm the rice flour on low flame. It should be just warm to touch.
  • Switch off the flame , add red chilli powder , sesame seeds, cumin seeds , asafoetida and salt.
  • Mix it all well.
  • Add butter or hot oil and mix well.
  • Remove the cooked urad dal and mash it well to form a paste like consistency.
  • Allow the dal to cool completely and then add it to the rice flour.
  • Mix it well to form a soft dough.
  • If the mixture feels hard , add little water at a time to bring it together.
  • Keep the oil to heat , on medium-high flame.
  • Use a chakli maker , grease it well and place a log of dough.
  • Close the lid and using even pressure , make a round chakli.
  • If the chakli breaks when make the coils, it means the dough is dry. Add little water to roll the dough again.
  • Fry the chaklis is medium hot oil until colour changes.
  • If the oil is not hot then the chaklis will become hard.
  • If it’s too hot , then the outside will get browned quickly but inside will be uncooked.
  • Once cooled , store in an airtight container and can be enjoyed upto a month , if it lasts πŸ˜‰

Rating: 1 out of 5.

Published by

Heap of Spice

daughter, daughter in law , wife, mother of two, sister ,aunt , homemaker πŸ˜ƒ

One thought on “Instant chakli / Muruku {no soaking, No grinDing}

  1. Very different from the usual roast-powder-bind recipe. Will save to try some time. My chakli maker(we call it achchu) died on me a few weeks ago.


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