Crispy Indian snack - Chakali Recipe

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  1. Bhajani Preparation steps :
  2. Roast all these grains separately in pan on medium flame or in microwave till it gets crispy and turned into pinkish red color.
  3. Allow all of the grains to cool and then mix
  4. Now break the turmeric root into small pieces and mix in the above grains.
  5. Now get the all grains grinded from flour mill or use a good grinder to grind them into a very fine powder.
  6. This is called bhajani.
  7. Chakali Preparation steps :
  8. Take 4 cups of water in a deep pan and start heating.
  9. Add 1/2 cup of oil , red chilly powder, salt, asafoetida, ajwain, sesame seeds, coriander seeds powder into water.
  10. Boil it on high flame.
  11. Once the mixture is boiled , turn off the stove.
  12. Now add 4 cups of bhajani into that boiled water.
  13. Mix Bhajani well to make a soft pliable dough.(Less soft than chapatti dough)
  14. Allow it to settle and cool for 2-3 hours.
  15. Once cooled , again with warm hands mix it well to make a dough ready for preparing chakalis
  16. Now take deep pan with enough oil in it, so that 4-5 medium size chakalis can be fried at a time.
  17. Heat the oil on high flame, and once the oil is sufficient hot turn the flame to medium.
  18. Prepare chakalis on plastic paper or butter papers using chakali mold.
  19. While adding chakalis to pan for frying , make the flame high and once added we can turn into medium flame and fry chakalis till it gets nice colour and when it stops bubbling with oil stable in pan, we can remove them.
  20. Allow them to cool properly and then store in air tight container. Mostly Aluminum containers are good for it.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 5504.12 Kcal (23045 kJ)
Calories from fat 1637.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 181.91g 280%
Cholesterol 13.04mg 4%
Sodium 12365.81mg 515%
Potassium 5888.68mg 125%
Total Carbs 811.71g 271%
Sugars 65.08g 260%
Dietary Fiber 83.51g 334%
Protein 162.85g 326%
Vitamin C 41.8mg 70%
Iron 88.5mg 492%
Calcium 1664.3mg 166%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 221.86 Kcal (929 kJ)
Calories from fat 65.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.33g 280%
Cholesterol 0.53mg 4%
Sodium 498.45mg 515%
Potassium 237.36mg 125%
Total Carbs 32.72g 271%
Sugars 2.62g 260%
Dietary Fiber 3.37g 334%
Protein 6.56g 326%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 70%
Iron 3.6mg 492%
Calcium 67.1mg 166%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 124.4
  • 143

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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