Peanut chakli(Murukku)

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                                                         Ready to serve peanut chakli

Time taken: 45 minutes in all

Peanut/kadlekayi,/nelakadle in english, kannada and konkani respectively.  A very popular species in the legume family.  it is a very popular and used in many snacks and also used in the preparation of burfi, mixtures, also eaten either raw, roasted with skin  or even fried applying a different variety of masala!!!  I would like to put up peanut chakli which tastes yummmy  to relish with a cup of tea/coffee!!!!

What you need to have:

1. Rice atta – 1 Cup

2. Peanuts – 1/2 Cup)to be roasted and grind to paste with water)

3. Dalia dal/Hurikadle – 1/4 Cup

4. Cumin seeds – 1 Teaspoon

5. Red chili powder – 2 Teaspons

6. Asafoetida powder – 1/4 Teaspoon

7. Cooking oil – 2 Talespoon

8. Salt – As neededKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                                       Rice atta & peanutsKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                               Other ingredients of the dish

What you do with what you have:

1. Place a spatula with peanuts in it.  Roast it till you can peal it completely .KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                                     Peanuts being roastedKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                             Roasted peanuts till done

2. Place a spatula and just warm up dalia dal so that it can be powdered fine.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                                Dalia dal being warmed up

3.Transfer the roasted peanuts in the mixy bowl adding a little water and grind it to a fine consistency.   Powder dalia dal in the mixer to a fine consistency.  Sieve it with rice atta a couple of times so that it is incorporated well.  Transfer all the ingredients to a wide bowl.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                        All ingredients transferred to a bowl

4. Mix well with your hands to a smooth dough to knead it with a splash of water only if needed to make a pa liable dough.  Place it in the chakli mould and make round spirals on a plastic sheet.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                   Ready to fry peanut chakli

5. Place a wide skillet with cooking oil in it.  On heating fry chakli till crispy and till the hissing noise stops and flip it on the reverse too!!!

6. On being cooled transfer it to an air tight container.  Yummmmmmm!!!!KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                           Ready to serve Peanut chakli

Time taken: 1 hour in all

1. Use fine rice atta else chakli dough wil not be elastic enough to make the spirals and will break in between.

2. Grind peanut adding very little water to a fine paste.

3. The purpose of warming up dalia dal is to grind it to a fine powder.



One thought on “Peanut chakli(Murukku)

    Sherien said:
    August 7, 2014 at 4:23 pm


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