Diwali Bhajani Chakli Recipe Video

Diwali feast is almost incomplete with out having home made savory, crispy Chakali's. Nothing can beat the taste of home made chakali, and especially if its with the bonus of Bhajani chakali taste. A must try recipe!!


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexJust Enjoy
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Maida2 Cup (32 tbs) (All Purpose Flour)
 Split moong dal1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (To Mix In Dal Once Its Boiled)
 Red chilli powder1 Tablespoon
 Sesame seeds1 Tablespoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coriander powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Ajwayan1⁄2 Teaspoon (Carom Seeds/Owa)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1260 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.2%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 564.4 mg23.5%

Total Carbohydrates 240 g80.1%

Dietary Fiber 24.7 g98.9%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 44 g88.8%

Vitamin A 99.4% Vitamin C 27.3%

Calcium 40.6% Iron 111.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Rinse moong dal 2 to 3 times under cold water and drain off. Put washed moong dal in pressure cooker, add 3/4 cups water and cook until 2 whistles.
Take maida in any put and place that pot in Idly cooker and steam for 15 mts.
Now strain of steamed maida using strainer.
Take boiled moong dal, to that add 1/2 cup water and mash well.
Take maida to that add all dry spices, mix well.
Add moong dal paste and start to make it in to dough.
Now wet your hand with cold water and take small dough from chakali dough. Knead it one more time to make smooth and soft.
Put dough ball in chakali mold and start to make chakali on wax paper.
Deep fry chakali until golden brown.

Editors Review

For most Indians, the Chakli is crunchy tea-time snack. Yes, they love it and so will you. Though this snackk can be made throughout the year, it is a Diwali staple. Madhura in this video is making the Chaklis with the flavorsome ajwain seeds. Enjoy.