Thursday, February 19, 2009


Pappu chekkalu(Rice Crackers) is one of the andhra tea time snack. It's a bit spicy and crispy. I am providing my recipe here

Rice Flour - 2 cups
Chana Dal -1/2 cup (soaked in water for 1 hr)
Chilli & Ginger paste -1 Tsp
Chilli Powder -1 Tsp
Salt -1 Tsp
Turmeric pwd-1/4 tsp
Butter -2 Tsp
Curry leaves - few
Oil - For deep frying
Water - Enough to knead the dough


You may or may not add the chana dal.Instead of chana dal u can add moong dal sago cashew and also the ground nuts.Take a large bowl mix every thing except the oil. knead it like the chapathi dough. Do not add more water.

Now place the deep frying pan on the stove pour the oil for deep frying. Donot overheat the oil, it should be medium heat.

Now make the dough into small balls. Place the small balls of dough on a flat ziploc pouch and press with the fingers.

Now that the oil is heated you may leave the chekkalu into the oil for deep frying.

When it turns to golden brown now take them from oil and place on the paper to absorb the oil and make them cool. After that you may transfer them to air tight box, so that they last for 2 weeks.

Now the Chekkalu are ready to eat.

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations on your first blog. I appreciate your enthusiasm.

    The dish looks very crunchy and yummy, can I get some?