Moong dal aatta chakli is crispy, delicious and easy to make. For the festive season it is a perfect snack to serve. You can store it for a month too.
Cups Whole wheat flour
Yellow moong dal (yellow split lentil)
Ghee (Clarified butter)
red Chilli powder
1 Tbsp ginger - chilli
Soak dal for 30 minutes.
Add in cooker with 1/4 cup water and wait for 1-2 whistles.
Allow to cool and open
the lid of cooker. Mash it with a spoon.
Tie the flour in a muslin
Boil water in a big
vessel, place a ring and a plate over it.
Place the tied muslin
cloth over the plate. Cover it with lid and steam the flour for 25-30 minutes
on low medium flame.
Remove the lid and take
out the tied cloth from the vessel.
Open the tied cloth and
break the flour with any heavy object into tiny pieces.
Sieve the steamed flour
Add red chilli powder,
salt, asafoetida, green chilli-ginger paste, carom seeds sesame seeds and ghee.
Mix with hands.
Add boiled-mashed dal.
Mix it nicely.
Add water and make a
tight dough. Cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes.
Place a star hole disc in
a sev maker. Fill the sev maker with prepared dough. Close it.
Prepare chaklis and make
sure the ends are sealed properly.
Deep fry them in hot oil
on medium to high flame till they become crispy.
Flip them and fry from
another side too.
Take out from oil and
allow to cool. Store in an air tight container.
Home made crispy dal aata
chakli is ready to eat!!