•Finger millet (ragi / nachni) flour 1/4 cup
•Rice flour 1/2 cup
•Soya flour 1/4 cup
•Butter,softened 2 teaspoons
•Roasted sesame seeds 1 teaspoon
•Roasted cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
•Ginger-green chilli paste 2 teaspoons
•Yogurt 2 tablespoons
•Salt to taste
•Oil to deep fry
Mix ragi flour, rice flour and soya flour in a bowl. Add butter and mix with your fingertips till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add sesame seeds, cumin seeds, ginger-green chilli paste, yogurt, salt and mix well. Add sufficient water and knead to a soft dough.
Put small portions of the mixture into a chakli mould and press out several chaklis onto a plastic sheet. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai till moderately hot.
Gently slide in the chaklis and deep-fry till light golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside to cool. Store in an airtight container and serve them when required