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Indian Sweet Recipe, Diwali Sweet Recipe : Chirotey Recipe

Learn how to make Chirotey Recipe for the festive occasion of Diwali!


4-1/4 cups plain flour
3/4 cup rice flour
1-1/2 cups sugar ground
3/4 cup ghee
2-3 pinches salt
ghee for deep frying

Method :

Sieve together plain flour and slat. 
Add in measured ghee, mix with fingers till crumbly. 
Add cold water, knead into a pliable dough. 
Cover with moist cloth, dividing into 20 parts. 
Make a cream by beating together rice flour and 3 tbsp. ghee. 
Roll each part into a wafer thin round. 
Brush with creamedflour, place another place another round on top. 
Repeat procedure for 5-6 layers. 
Roll tightly into a round cylinder. 
Cut 1" thick slices, roll lightly to a thick round. 
Repeat for all dough 
Heat ghee in heavy pan, fry rounds till golden on slow-medium heat. 
The layers of chirote should show when they open a bit on frying. 
Only then will they be and look crisp. 
Allow to cool a little, sprinkle powdered sugar over it, cool completely, 
Store in airtight container after cooling completely., 
Serve this favourite diwali sweet, as desired.