Rice flour : 1 cup (any cup)
Coarsely ground roasted Peanuts : 1 cup
Coarsely ground Fried Gram : 1 cup
Dessicated Coconut : 1cup
Sesame seeds : 1cup
Channa dal (soaked in water 15minutes): 4 tbsp
Salt : 2 tbsp
Chilli Powder : 2 tbsp
Asaphoetida (Hing) : 1/2 tsp
Oil for deep fry
Enough Water to mix the dough
. In a mixing bowl take Rice flour, peanuts powder, fried
gram powder, coconut, salt, chilli powder, hing, Sesame
seeds, drained Channa dal and Curry leaves mix together
with Ur hands.
. Mix well and slowly add enough water and mix the dough
like chapati dough. Cover the dough and keep aside
. Take the dough and make small balls, Take a foil or ziploc
spread some oil and place the balls and press with Ur
fingers like Chekkalu or(cover the balls with Ziploc and
press the dough as thin as possible with any round shape
bowl or plate).
. Heat the Oil and carefully drop the Chekkalu into the Oil
and deep fry with medium heat till nice golden color.
. Remove to the paper towel, let it cool and store in the
air tight container.
. Enjoy nice and crispy Chekkalu/ Nippattu/ Thattai :-)