Whole Wheat Flour Chakli Recipe

A classic chakli recipe made with whole wheat flour with a dash of red chilli powder to add some heat to it. These crispy crunchy delights are best served as a tea time snack during festivals or during the monsoon season.

Babitha Costa
Whole Wheat Flour Chakli Recipe
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Whole Wheat Flour Chakli is a perfect snack to have it with your tea, as it is tasty and healthy at the same time. Usually, Chaklis are made with rice flour but to give a different taste to it we can make it using wheat flour too.

Serve Whole Wheat Flour Chakli with Masala Chai or a hot cup of coffee.

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Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Deep-Fry Pan
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

70 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoon Butter (Salted)
  • Oil , for deep frying
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Whole Wheat Flour Chakli Recipe

  1. To begin with Whole Wheat Flour Chakli, put the wheat flour in a muslin cloth, tie it and steam it in an idli pan.

  2. After about 8-10 mins switch off the pan, open the cloth and transfer to a plate. Big cake pieces of flour will be formed, so you can break it all with your hand.

  3. Sieve the cooked flour and add red chili powder, jeera, hing powder, butter, salt and mix everything well.

  4. Once it is mixed properly, add water and make a non-sticky dough.

  5. Heat a kadai with oil on medium flame. 

  6. Fill the chakli presser with the prepared dough and press it on paper or back of ladle.

  7. Fry them in hot oil in a deep fry pan until it changes its colour. Repeat the same process for the reaming chaklis.

  8. Cool and store it in an air-tight container.

  9. Serve Whole Wheat Flour Chakli with Masala Chai or a hot cup of coffee.