A crispy sweet that melts in the mouth! Very simple and easy to prepare!


    Karnataka, India
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    • 250 grams Refined flour (Maida)
    • 5 tablespoon Rice flour
    • ½ cup Vanaspati
    • 1cup Powdered sugar
    • Oil, cooking enough to deep fry


    1. Rub ¼ cup of vanaspati on the inner surface of a large plate till it is smooth. (As in the preparation of biscuits/cookies)
    2. Sieve 250 grams of refined flour on to the vanaspati in the plate and mix well.
    3. Make dough as for poories using a little water. The dough should not stick to the fingers, but should be soft.
    4. Divide the dough into small pieces of the size of a medium lemon.
    5. Roll each piece into thin chapathi of any convenient size
    6. Take the remaining ¼ cup of vanaspati in a bowl and warm ona low flame.
    7. Add 5 tablespoons of rice flour to the warm vanaspati and mix well into a creamy paste. Let it cool down to room temperature.
    8. Take one thin chapathi and smear the creamy paste on one side.
    9. Place another chapathi on the first one and smear the paste.
    10. Repeat this step once or twice to have a layer of 3 to 4 chapathis.
    11. Roll the arrangement into a cylindrical shape
    12. Cut across into small pieces of about 2cm (3/4 inch) length
    13. Place each piece flat on the rolling surface and press lightly with fingers.
    14. Roll out very lightly with a rolling pin to about 1 mm thick.
    15. Deep fry in oil till light brown. Remove from oil.
    16. Sprinkle powdered sugar on both the sides when hot.


    Instead of sugar, powdered spices or pepper and salt, or chat masala, etc may be sprinkled for spicy Chiroti

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    Hi instead of vanaspathi can I use ghee or butter pls let me know. Because vanaspathi is not good for health  -  29 Oct 2014


    My family loved these, and my daughter really liked the step-by-step photos.  -  05 Apr 2014


    really cool! thanks for sharing the photos!  -  31 Aug 2012