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non fried besan chakli recipe | besan murukku | baked besan chakli | besan chakli - Indian snack for diabetes is a fat free version of the famous Indian snack – chakli. Learn how to make besan murukku.

To make non fried besan chakli, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water. 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 of the swirls to make approximately 50 mm. (1½") diameter swirl. You will get about 25 chaklis. Bake them in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 30 minutes. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

Chaklis, the popular Indian snack, is usually deep-fried and contains loads of calories and if made in a South Indian style it makes use of high glycemic index ingredient – rice flour too. This simple and delicious baked besan chakli is a real treat for diabetics, heart and weight watchers.

These besan murukku is made with a combination of besan and wheat flour and 1 tsp of oil to near perfection by baking them in an oven. We have chosen besan as it is low in glycemic index which assists in controlling blood sugar levels.

Further besan is also a good source of protein. This helps to add a satiety value and thus a far superior snack option for weight watchers than fried maida and sugar based snacks. Munch on besan chakli - Indian snack for diabetes at anytime of the day when hunger strikes.

Tips for non fried besan chakli. 1. Remember the dough has to be soft but not sticky. Prefer to add water gradually. 2. While baking, it is better to keep the tray in the middle rack of the oven so they bake uniformly and the chances of burning are less. 3. Before storing, ensure to cool completely. Else there are chances of chaklis turning soggy.

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Non Fried Besan Chakli, Besan Murukku recipe - How to make Non Fried Besan Chakli, Besan Murukku

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  35 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5Makes 5 servings
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Ingredients

For Non Fried Besan Chakli
1 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp hot oil
2 tsp curd (dahi)
salt to taste
Method

For non fried besan chakli

    For non fried besan chakli
  1. To make non fried besan chakli, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a 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 of the swirls to make approximately 50 mm. (1½") diameter swirl. You will get about 25 chaklis.
  3. Bake them in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 30 minutes.
  4. Cool and store the non fried besan chakli in an air-tight container.

Disclaimer:

    Disclaimer:
  1. However it is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere 'treat' and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.

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What is non fried besan chakli made of?

  1. Non fried besan chakli is made of 1 cup besan (bengal gram flour), 1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta), 2 tsp sesame seeds (til), 1/2 tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing), 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 2 tsp hot oil, 2 tsp curd (dahi) and salt to taste.

For the dough of non-fried besan chakli

  1. For the dough of non-fried besan chakli recipe | besan murukku | baked besan chakli | besan chakli - Indian snack for diabetes, add 1 cup besan (bengal gram flour) into a deep bowl. 
  2. Add 1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
  3. Add 2 tsp sesame seeds (til). This adds more crunch to the chakli.
  4. Add 1/2 tsp chilli powder.
  5. Add 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  6. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  7. Add 2 tsp hot oil. This helps to make the non-fried besan chakli recipe | besan murukku | baked besan chakli | besan chakli - Indian snack for diabetes crisp.
  8. Add 2 tsp curd (dahi).
  9. Add salt to taste.
  10. Mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Remember to add the water gradually so as to avoid extremely sticky dough. The dough should be soft, yet remain like a ball when kneaded.

How to make non-fried besan chakli

  1. For the non-fried besan chakli recipe | besan murukku | baked besan chakli | besan chakli - Indian snack for diabetes, shape the dough into a cylindrical roll by rolling it in between your palms.
  2. Put the dough into a “chakli press”.
  3. Cover it with a lid.
  4. Press out round swirls of the dough onto a greased baking tray, working closely from the centre to the outside of the swirls to make approximately 50 mm. (1½") diameter swirl. You will get about 25 chaklis in all. Ensure there is enough space between two chaklis so they do not stick to each other. 
  5. Bake them in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 30 minutes. Prefer to keep the tray in the middle rack, so the chaklis bake uniformly. 
  6. Cool and serve or store non fried besan chakli recipe | besan murukku | baked besan chakli | besan chakli - Indian snack for diabetes in an air-tight container.

Health Benefits of non fried besan chakli

  1. Non-fried Besan Chakli – for weight loss, diabetes and heart disease.
  2. All the health freaks including those suffering from high cholesterol or heart disease can indulge into this baked version of chakli. 
  3. For diabetics, besan is a wise choice as it helps to manage blood sugar levels.
  4. The protein in the chakli helps to add satiety value and thus these are a great choice for weight watchers and women with PCOS who are looking for a healthy snack. 
  5. Fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and folate are a few more nutrients these chaklis contribute. 
     

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy169 cal
Protein7.8 g
Carbohydrates24.6 g
Fiber5.9 g
Fat4.4 g
Cholesterol0.3 mg
Sodium25.8 mg

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नॉन फ्राइड बेसन चकली
5
 on 24 Aug 17 03:52 PM


ईन त्यौहार के दिन में त्वरित और स्वादिष्ट अंदाज में नॉन फ्राइड बेसन चकली बनाई घर मे सबको बेहाद पासंद आई
Non Fried Besan Chakli, Diabetic Friendly
5
 on 25 Nov 16 03:11 PM


I had never thought of trying a chakli with besan. But when I read that it''s good for diabetics, I tried it for my father. he just loved it... perfect texture and perfect blend of masalas. tx for the recipe.