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instant cashew nut chakli
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kaju chakli recipe | instant cashew nut chakli | diwali cashew murukku

easy kaju chakli recipe | instant cashew nut chakli | diwali cashew murukku
Course snacks
Cuisine south indian
Keyword kaju chakli recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 pieces
Calories 92kcal


for kaju paste:

  • ½ cup cashew / kaju
  • ½ cup water

for dough:

  • 2 cup rice flour
  • ¼ cup besan / gram flour
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp sesame
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • pinch hing
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • water for kneading
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, in a bowl take ½ cup cashew, ½ cup water and soak for 30 minutes.
  • transfer the soaked cashew into mixi jar and blend to smooth paste. keep aside.
  • in large bowl, take 2 cup rice flour, ¼ cup besan, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, 2 tbsp sesame, ¾ tsp salt and pinch hing.
  • now add 1 tbsp butter, crumble and mix until the flour is well combined with butter.
  • add cashew paste and water slowly and start to knead the dough.
  • knead to smooth and soft dough adding water as required.
  • now take star mould and fix to the chakli maker.
  • grease the chakli maker with some oil. this prevents the dough from sticking to mould.
  • furthermore, make a cylindrical shape out of dough and place the dough inside the maker.
  • tighten the lid and start preparing chaklis. on the wet cloth or butter paper make small spiral shape chaklis by pressing
  • seal the ends so that it doesn’t fall apart while deep frying.
  • take one murukku at a time and slide it into the hot oil.
  • flip the murukku and fry on medium flame till they turn crispy from both sides.
  • furthermore, drain over a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • finally, once cooled enjoy instant kaju chakli or store in an airtight container for 2 weeks.


Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 33IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg