Wednesday 15 October 2008



Maida-1/2 kg (500gms)
Roasted Rava/ Semolina-1/2 cup
Dalda / Vegetable Shortening(melted)- 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Vegetable Oil for deep frying

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Gradually add water to this and knead well to get a soft dough. Divide dough into small balls. To shape cheeda, slightly grease the prongs of fork and hold it in one hand, with the other hand spread one small ball of dough over the greased prongs and roll the piece. Remove from the fork and keep aside. Repeat the process with all dough and deep fry the cheedas in hot oil. Keep the cheedas in airtight containers.

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  1. My mom used to make these using a fork.
    We used to call it kalkus :-)

  2. Hey Swapna, guess what? In my teens, during christmas time, used to go to neighbours place -tamil family, who used to be busy preparing the christmas delights, this was one of those! I used to enjoy rolling these over the back of fork! Tks for taking me down memory lane with this one! AND oh..thanks for recipe..shall prepare this so that my kids too enjoy it! :D (after they r thru wt cough/cold bouts)

  3. It used to be sweet ..I see no sugar in the recipe

  4. Sharmila this is not a sweet cheeda.


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