Baked Chaklis

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This simple and delicious recipe is a real treat for weight watchers. Chaklis, the popular indian snack, is usually deep-fried and contains loads of calories. Here's how to make them with 1 tsp of oil to near perfection by baking them in an oven. Munch them at anytime of the day when hunger strikes.

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Baked Chaklis recipe - How to make Baked Chaklis

Preparation Time:    Baking time:  35 to 40 minutes.   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)    Makes 30 chaklis.
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  2. Put the mixture into a chakli press and press out round swirls of the dough onto a greased baking tray, working closely from the centre to the outside to the swirls (approximately 50 mm. (2") diameter). You will get about 30 chaklis.
  3. Bake these chaklis in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 30 to 35 minutes, turning all the chaklis once after 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

Handy tip :

  1. Adding 1 tbsp of oil instead of 1 tsp in this recipe reduces the cooking to 25 minutes and also makes the chakli a little softer.

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Nutrient values per chakli
Energy 21 calories
Protein 0.4 gm
Cho 0.4 gm
Fat 0.4 gm

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Baked Chaklis
 on 20 May 16 06:12 AM

Good recipe specially for those who do not wish to eat fried
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Rekha, We are very happy you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed it. Happy Cooking !!
20 May 16 05:12 PM
Baked Chaklis
 on 28 Sep 15 12:19 AM

mast h... really
Baked Chaklis
 on 15 Apr 13 11:07 PM

Tastes very good and a very healthy snack. As I like it more spicey, I added more chilli powder to it.
Baked Chaklis
 on 04 Mar 13 12:11 PM

A real low calories and tasty treat for dieters...worth trying
Baked Chaklis
 on 04 Jan 11 06:38 PM

Good chakli recipe. Great for dieters as its almost fat free.