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Chekkalu Rice Cracker

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Chekkalu Rice Cracker Recipe, How To Make Chekkalu Rice Cracker Recipe

Chekkalu (in Telugu) or Thattai (in Tamil) or Rice Cracker is an amazing festive snack. channa dal and rice flour and tastes really good. Made with rice, butter, and spiced with green chillies, ginger and curry leaves adds up flavour to the snack.

Number of desserts and savories are made of rice flour, adding other spices to serve the guests and relative in the festival time. These delicious recipes would remain for about a week to ten days.

 

One particular common tasty dish is the Chekkalu or Rice cracker. Rice crackers can be made in a number of sizes and shapes. These chekkalu are called in different ways in different states of south India like Thattai, Nippattu... Read More..

About Recipe

How to make Chekkalu rice cracker

(27 ratings)
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Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
Chekkalu rice cracker
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Rice flour
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : September 03, 2017


Ingredients used in Chekkalu rice cracker
• Ginger - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Green chillies - few 0.
• Chana dal(soaked) - 1/4 cup.
• Butter/oil/dalda - 1 tablespoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Water - few drops.
• Oil - to fry.
• Curry leaves - few 0.
• Rice flour - 1 cup.
Method:

1. Take a bowl add rice flour salt.Mix the dry mixture.
2. In a blender put ginger,curry leaves green chillies grind it to a fine paste .Add this paste to the flour along with chana dal.Mix well.
3. Add butter to the mixture and mix well as it will work as a binding agent.At this point add Few drops of water.Knead the dough.
4.Divide the dough in equal parts as desired.Make small balls out of it similar to a dumpling.

5. Take a plastic sheet rest the dumpling on it ,cover it with the other side of the plasticsheet press it with your palm. [Note:-The dough kneaded is appropriate only when it forms uneven edges when pressed on the sheet. ]
6. Repeat the same procedure for all dumplings.
7. Heat oil in a deep frying pan.Ensure that oil has reached its correct temperature then add chekkalu slowly.Allow it to cook on medium flame .
8. They are ready to be served.






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Number of desserts and savories are made of rice flour, adding other spices to serve the guests and relative in the festival time. These delicious recipes would remain for about a week to ten days.

 

One particular common tasty dish is the Chekkalu or Rice cracker. Rice crackers can be made in a number of sizes and shapes. These chekkalu are called in different ways in different states of south India like Thattai, Nippattu, Ribbon Murukku, Pappu Chekkalu and so on, however the primary ingredients stay the same. The majority of these are prepared throughout the Diwali, Krishna Jayanti and Sankranti celebrations.

 

These rice crackers are the cooking secrets and techniques which are carried on since years till nowadays. Chekkalu like the majority of first-time anxious chefs attempting to prepare traditional food. It is not simple and easy, particular food preparation does might need some expertise prior to being perfected. It's a fantastic snack be it festive season or not. They're usually made out of channa dal and rice flour and tastes fabulous.

 

These crispy chekkalu works well together with evening tea. They may also be used as munchies while you're watching tv and also as a snack in your child’s snack box.

 

There are numerous versions to make the Chekkalu. They're crunchy delicious appetizer best to be offered with hot tea or have while on a trip or entertaining guests. It is an all-time popular snack as well as a total yum. They are one of the extremely addictive snacks when barely anyone can give up eating. Do prepare and store them for your kids and friends for any ongoing festivals!

 

Preparation Method:

 

 Blend the rice flour and salt as the dry mixture. Grind ginger, curry leaves, green chilies in to a fine paste. Combine this paste with the rice flour together with Channa dal. Add butter to the mixture as a binding agent.

 

And then add little water and knead to make good dough. Avoid resting the dough for a longer period as it provides more color to them. Make little balls from it much like a dumpling. Have a plastic sheet rest the dumpling upon it, cover it with the other side of the plastic sheet and press it with the hand.

 

Keep in mind the dough kneaded is proper only when it form unequal sides when pressed on the sheet. Heat oil in a deep fry pan and fry the Chekkalu gradually. Cook it on medium fire. Cool fully prior to keeping in an airtight metallic container.

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ekoyanachi Posted on Fri Apr 04 2008

Looks Delicious. Will try it. Thanks

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bestiaccia Posted on Fri Apr 04 2008

Nice!!!

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aarti4628 Posted on Fri Apr 04 2008

wow ... will try this weekend

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kpalv Posted on Tue Apr 08 2008

dear sanjay ,can v substitute channadal with peanuts,and also green chillies with red chillie powder.can v add jeera too

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VahChef Posted on Tue Apr 08 2008

yes you can do all those

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kpalv Posted on Wed Apr 09 2008

thank you

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warpaxe Posted on Wed Jun 25 2008

i ahev a pack of rice crackers.... but they are the asian ones but the asian ones i think are one of the best rice crackers.

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praveensoora Posted on Wed Jul 09 2008

nice recipe vahchef...thank you soooooo much... can u please more of such recipes. my husband and kids love such kind of snacks very much...please please please show more of these recipes..thanks.//

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balaswp Posted on Fri Aug 01 2008

i made these last week.my dh &friends liked it so much.sanjay your tips r so helpfull.on cover i used pan to press them.perrrfecto. thank u&God bless you

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54spiritedwill54 Posted on Fri Aug 01 2008

Thanks for posting this

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smup0 Posted on Sun Oct 05 2008

I tried these fewdays back and they really came out good. I gave some of chekkalu to my friends nd they were thinking that i bought from store nd didnt believe that i made them myself.

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Pixiepup1802 Posted on Tue Dec 02 2008

Dinchik dinchik???? :D How cute!!!!

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