Monday, May 14, 2012

SPINACH CHEKKALU OR PALAKURA CHEKKALU

INGREDIENTS:
  1. Spinach paste-1 cup(blend leaves to fine paste with little water)
  2. Rice flour-3 cups
  3. Water (should be very hot) -1 cup
  4. Sesame seeds-1 cup
  5. Green chili paste-1 tbs
  6. Chopped cilantro-1/2 cup
  7. Soaked chenadal-3tbs
  8. Soaked moong dal-2 tbs
  9. salt-to taste
  10. Hing-3 pinches
  11. Oil-for deep frying
METHOD:

ANDHRA RUCHULU-SPINACH CHEKKALU
  1. combine all ingredients and make fine dough add water if necessary while mixing the dough
  2. Divide the dough into  small lemon size portions
  3. Press each dough ball in the tortilla maker by placing between the greased ziplock cover
  4. gently press and place each tortilla in oil and fry till done
  5. Repeat the same process for remaining balls
  6. Remove from oil and sprinkle chat masala and black salt when hot
  7. Cool the chekkalu and store in a air tight container
  8. tasty chekkalu are ready to serve
  9. If you are in diet control you can also fry them on tawa with  a tea spoon of oil as you make the regular parathas