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Moti Channa - Try My Recipes

Simple and delicious snack from Meena’s blog. Perfect evening snacks which can be served with hot tea or coffee.. Click HERE for the original recipe.

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  • 2 Cups Gram Flour / Kadalai Maavu
  • 2 Tbsp Chilli powder
  • A pinch of hing
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tsp Ajwain
  • 1 ½ Cups Water
  • 2 Tsp Oil for kneading
  • Oil for frying

  • Add flour followed by chilli powder, hing, ajwain, salt and oil in a bowl.
  • Add water little by little and prepare sticky tight dough.
  • Heat oil in a pan and use big perforated spoon/ ladle called Jarani in tamil to prepare moti channa.
  • Now place the ladle in top of kadai and spread the dough using hand.
  • Press it so that the moti channas falls into the hot oil. (Be careful at this stage).
  • Fry it in a medium flame until they turn into golden brown and crisp.
  • Repeat the process for the remaining dough.
  • Remove and drain the excess oil using kitchen towel.
  • Serve hot or store it in an air tight container. 

Serving Options:

Serve with hot coffee or Tea.

Linking this with Meenu's TRY MY RECIPES


  1. hey priya this looks just the way i hv made it and ur explanation are perfect

    thanks for linking and yes just a week left

  2. very well explained and moti channa looks super crispy snack :)

  3. Looks delicious & perfect Priya :-)

  4. looks sooo delicious n yummy...

  5. good tea time snack. perfectly made priya


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