Chakri Spicy Crunchy Spirals Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Chirstmas, Picnic Recipes, Party
Recipe Type Snacks
Cuisine West India

Chakli's as some people call them are crispy a spiral shaped Gujarati snack usually made from Rice flour (although I have seen recipes with wheat flour too -I have always used rice flour). I usually make them as a snack during school holidays and make them specially for Diwali.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Rice Flour 2 cup 1137.6 3.16
Green Chilli Paste 0.5 cup 34.57 1.73
Oil 2 teaspoon 161.28 22.66 0.02
Turmeric Powder 0.25 teaspoon 0.72
Cumin Seed 0.5 teaspoon 3.8 0.21
Red Chili Powder 1 teaspoon 14.4 0.21
Salt 1 as required 0
Oil 1 litre 9000 1265 0.01
Water 1 as required 0
10352.37 1292.97 0.03

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Wash and soak the pulses for 15-20 minutes.
  2. 2 Cook the pulses to a paste like consistency
  3. 3 In a big bowl add Rice all all purpose flour, pulses paste, Turmeric Powderr, Salt, Chili powder, Carom Seeds or Cumin Seed.
  4. 4 Mix lightly. Heat Oil and add the sizzling hot Oil to the Rice all all purpose flour mix.
  5. 5 Add Water as needed to make stiff dough. Knead thoroughly with hand not food processor.
  6. 6 Take a Lemon size dough and place it in a chakri mould or icing bag with star nozzle.
  7. 7 Heat Oil for frying. Test the Oil by dropping a small piece of dough and wait for 3 seconds if it does not rise to the top then Oil needs to be heated.
  8. 8 Gently make a spiral with the chakri mould or icing bag and deep fry to a golden brown. eated.
  9. 9 cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
  10. 10 These spirals stay fresh for 7-10 days.