Halwai August 14, 2019

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – moong dal
• 2 cups – water
• 3 cups – all-purpose flour (maida)
• 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1/2 tsp – sesame seeds
• 1 tbsp – chilli powder
• salt to taste
• oil (for deep frying)

Method:

  1. Mix 1 cup of moong dal and 2 cups of water in a vessel.
  2. Tie 3 cups of all-purpose flour in a muslin cloth. Place them in a pressure cooker and steam cook them.
  3. Make a smooth paste of boiled moong dal.
  4. Remove all-purpose flour from muslin cloth.
  5. Break all the lumps in it. (If necessary, sieve it to remove small lumps)
  6. Mix all-purpose flour with moong dal paste.
  7. Add cumin seeds, sesame seeds, red chilli powder and salt.
  8. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly to form a medium soft dough.
  9. Use the chakli press and press out circles of desired diameter.
  10. Deep fry in oil on medium heat till golden.
  11. Drain and cool.

Recipe courtesy of Sandhya