Moong Dal Chakli Recipe (Spicy Crunchy Spirals)

2 cups rice flour 
1/2 cup Mung Dal paste 
2 tsp oil 
1/4 tsp turmeric 
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain) or cumin seeds 
1 red chili powder (optional) 
Salt To Taste 
oil for frying water as required

How to make Moong Dal Chakli:

  • Cook the mungdal to a paste like consistency .
  • In a big bowl add rice flour, mungdal paste, turmeric, salt, chili powder, carom seeds or cumin seeds.
  • Mix lightly. Heat oil and add the sizzling hot oil to the rice flour mix.
  • Add water as needed to make a stiff dough. Knead thoroughly with hand not food processor.
  • Take a lemon size dough and place it in a chakli mould or icing bag with star nozzle. 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.
  • Gently make a spiral with the chakli mould or icing bag and deep fry to a golden brown.
  • Cool moong dal chakli completely before storing in an airtight container.