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"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".



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Author tamrapalli Servings 4 persons
Published April 03, 2008 Cooking Time (mins) 20
Main Ingredient 415 Preparation Time 10 mins

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"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".

Recipe of Chekkalu rice cracker

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
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

Directions

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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