Chirote | Chiroti Recipe

chirote

Chirote or Chiroti is a fried pastry dessert extremely popular in the regions Maharashtra and Karnataka. Made during festivals and special occasions, this is a common sweet found in the sweet stores of Maharashtra. Though extremely popular and easy to make, most people are unaware of its easy procedure, thus, I thought of sharing this delicious recipe with you all.

If you are looking for similar recipes, do check: Anarsa Recipe, Shankarpali Recipe, Malpua Recipe,

So let’s get started with the delicious Chiroti Recipe;

 

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes, 

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 45 Minutes

 

Ingredients:

1) 3/4 cup maida

2) 1/4 cup rava

3) 1 tbsp. hot ghee

4) Pinch of salt

5) 3 tbsp. melted ghee

6) 2 tbsp. rice flour

8) Ghee for deep frying

9) 1 cup powdered sugar

10) 3-4 tsp water

 

Method:

Mix maida  and rava into a bowl. Add 1 tbsp. hot ghee, salt and mix well with spoon. Add water and knead dough.

Cover and keep aside for 10  minutes.

After 10  minutes divide dough into a 6 equal portions. Now take 3 portions and keep remaining portion covered.

Roll each portion in a thin roll like chapati.

Mix melted ghee and rice flour and make medium consistency paste.

Take a roll and spread ghee and rice flour mixture and place the second roll on it. Again spread the paste and cover with the 3rd roll.

Spread some paste on top.

Roll the two opposite sides and put one rolled portion on top of the other. Press and let it stay for few minutes.

Now prepare another roll for remaining portions.

When both the rolls become hard, cut them into 1 inch pieces.

Take a piece and gently flatten it slantwise and roll with a rolling pin.

Make all the chirotes and heat ghee for deep frying.

Deep fry all chirotes.

When chiroti cools down a bit, dip them into powdered sugar. Leave it for a minute.

Keep each chirote separate.

Serve or once cool completely store them into airtight container.

How to make Chirote with step by step images:

1) Mix maida  and rava into a bowl. Add 1 tbsp. hot ghee, salt and mix well with spoon. Add water and knead dough.

2) Cover and keep aside for 10  minutes. After 10  minutes divide dough into a 6 equal portions.

3) Now take 3 portions and keep remaining portion covered.

4) Roll each portion in a thin roll like chapati.

5) Mix melted ghee and rice flour and make medium consistency paste.

6) Take a roll and spread ghee and rice flour mixture and place the second roll on it. Again spread the paste and cover with the 3rd roll. Spread some paste on top.

7) Roll the two opposite sides and put one rolled portion on top of the other. Press and let it stay for few minutes. Now prepare another roll for remaining portions.

8) When both the rolls become hard, cut them into 1 inch pieces.

9) Take a piece and gently flatten it slantwise and roll with a rolling pin. Make all the chirotes.

10) Heat ghee for deep frying. Deep fry all chirotes.

11) When chiroti cools down a bit, dip them into powdered sugar. Leave it for a minute.

12) Keep each chirote separate.

13) Serve them or once cool completely store them into airtight container.