- Rice flour : 1 cup
- Green chillies : 6-7
- Salt: as per taste
- Jeera : 1 tblspn
- Chana dal : 2 tblspn
- Curry leaves : few (chopped)
- Coriander leaves : few (chopped)
- Butter : 3 tblspn
- Onion : 1
- Oil : for deep fry
Grind green chillies ,1/2 tblspn jeera and onion coarsely using a mixer.
Soak chana dal In water for 15 mins .
a bowl add rice flour , chilli and onion paste , sufficient salt ,
soaked chana dal , 1/2 tblspn jeera , butter , chopped curry leaves and
Mix them well with out any lumps .slowly add water
little by little to the mixture to make it in the form of a soft dough .
Just soft enough that when pressed with your hands in the form of a
chekka it should not break at the edges.
Heat Oil in a heavy bottomed vessel for deep frying . Take a small lemon
size ball of dough. Place it on a plastic sheet on which a little oil
is applied . Make into a 2" round circles using your fingers . Once the
oil is heat , test the oil by adding a pinch of dough to it .once the
oil bubbles , slowly peel the circle made with your hand and drop it
into the oil. You can fry 5-6 chekkalu for one time on a medium vessel .
Keep turning them to both sides once a while during the time of
frying.Once they turn golden brown ,remove from the oil using a slotted
laddle and place them on an oil absorbent paper .Cool them and store in a
Tips / Points to Remember
Add water little by little while making the dough . If the dough is too soft the chekkalu will break.
|Gayatri garu ,
I am a very big follower of your videos .When ever
my mom is not available on call or what ever she doesn't know i will
check out your recipes and let her also know how to do those .I am very
happy to send you a recipe . I learned this recipe from my mother .I
dont have any video of this but I am sending you the pictures taken at
the time of preparation as the attachments to the mail.
Thanks & Regards,