Jantikalu or Chakralu is a classic South Indian savory snack. In Andhra, no festival or celebration is complete without making a huge pile savory snacks. Jantikalu is queen of South Indian Savory Snack recipes. Crunchy, vegan and delicious jantikalu are my all time favorite munching snack.

Prep Time: 20 Min

Rice Flour Urad Flour Carom Seeds Sesame Seeds Red Chili Powder Hot Ghee Salt

Cook Time: 30 Min


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Step 1

Make the dough. Sift the flours and add salt, red chili powder, cumin seeds and carom seeds. To this add hot ghee and mix till the mixture resembles bread crumbs. To this add little by little water and make a dough.

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Step 2

Stuff  the dough. Stuff this dough in murukku presser. Use small holes disc. In the warm oil, gently press the mururkku maker and make swirls

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Step 3

Frying - Fry on medium heat by turning at regualr intervals. Fry till jantikalu turns nice golden on all sides. Remove on a kitchen tissue and repeat till the dough is completed.

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Step 4

Storing - Upon reaching room temperature, store in a clean and dry moisture free container. Stays fresh for 15-20 days. 

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