Oil free chaklis

September 18, 2020


-200 grams organic red rice

-100 grams organic chana dal

-50 grams organic udand dal

-25 grams organic moong dal

-25 grams dried red chillies

-50 grams coriander seeds

-5 grams ajwain

-1 pinch turmeric

-Salt to taste


Step 1

Dry roast all ingredients separately except ajwain. Roast till the colour changes and you get a roasted aroma.

Step 2

Mix all roasted dals, rice, coriander seeds and dried red chillies and grind this in a mixer to make fine flour.

Step 3

Boil water, add ajwain and salt. Add flour to this water, knead it well to form a soft dough and rest for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Using a chakli maker, extrude chaklis of desired size on a baking tray.

Preheat oven at 180 degrees for 5 minutes. Bake chaklis for 20-25 minutes at 180 degrees.

Health Benefits

This recipe is a healthy protein rich snack. A combination of rice along with dals improves the quality of protein. Also dals are nutritionally rich in fibre, iron, folic acid,etc. Also baking cuts down the use of almost all the fat involved in the making. Cooking oil has been found to cause Insulin resistance and diabetes.

Recipe Created By
Ria Jain

One of iThrive’s biggest focus is to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to do this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes.

Ria Jain
Functional Nutritionist

Ria has a Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics and is in a permanent research mode and keeps the rest of us at iThrive (Previously ThriveFNC) updated with her latest findings in the field of Nutrition. Her articles on iThrive's blog are an expression of her research findings. We really don’t know what we’d do without her support and her focus.