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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


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

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