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Cashew chakli / Mundhiri murukku ,Diwali special

Diwali is just around the corner and the festival of light is incomplete without the preparation of sweets and savories . I had bookmarked this recipe a year back and I couldn’t resist myself from trying this goodness . The result was successful . Homemade munchies are anytime better than store bought ones . I adapted this recipe from rakskitchen and her recipes are always full proof .


Recipe adapted from : Raks Kitchen

Ingredients :

Idiyappam flour – 1 cup

Cashewnuts  – 15

Asafoetida / hing – 1 pinch

Sesame seeds – 1 .5 tsp

Salt –  to taste

Ghee or melted butter – 1 tsp

Oil – to deep fry


  1. Grind cashewnuts to a smooth paste .
  2. See that there are no cashew bits .
  3. Take a mixing bowl and add rice flour ,sesame seeds , salt to taste , hing and  ghee .
  4. Add cashew paste and mix it .
  5. Add water little by little and make a dough .
  6. There should not be any cracks nor sticky .
  7. Fill the dough in the chakli press .
  8. Press chaklis carefully over aluminium foil.
  9. Heat oil and slide chaklis one at a time .
  10. Adjust the flame and fry it until it turns light brown in colour .
  11. Cool it and store it in an airtight container .

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About SaiGeetha Pai

I am Saigeetha, a homemaker, food blogger, baker and a cook. Cooking is my passion.

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