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Recipe Name: Chegodilu / Chekodi  
Category: Indian Regional Sub Category: Andhra


Prep Time Cook Time Serves
60 mins 35 mins 8



Rice flour   1 cup
Water   1 cup
Yellow moong dal   1½ Tbsp(Soak in water for an hour)
Jeera seeds   1/2 tbsp
Sesame seeds   1 tbsp
Red chilli pwd   1 tsp
Ghee/Oil   1 tbsp
salt to taste  


  • Boil Water,add salt,ghee and moong dal. Add the rice flour, combine with water by stirring it in and turn off heat immediately. Cover with lid and keep aside.
  • Once cool, add chilli powder,Sesame seeds and jeera seeds and combine with the rice dough. Knead the dough till smooth. Test the dough for salt before preparing chegodis.
  • Apply oil to your fingers and pinch a small lemon size ball of the dough and roll into a thick rope which is approx 3-4 inches in length and form a ring by pressing the ends of the rope firmly. Prepare chegodis in this manner and place lid over them so that they don't dry.
  • Heat a wide heavy bottomed vessel with enough oil for deep frying and once the oil is hot, place the chegodis one by one into the hot oil, you will find the oil froth up in bubbles. Let the chegodis fry on high flame till they rise to the surface.
  • Once the chegodis rise to the surface, turn heat to medium flame and cook the chegodis till they turn a golden shade.keep flame on medium to high.
  • When they slowly turn to a golden color, turn them over gently to the other side and cook to a golden shade.Use a slotted ladle to remove onto an absorbent paper and cool. Cool completely before storing in an air tight container.
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending upon your daily needs