Diwali, Sweets




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.
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Receive the latest recipes & kitchen tips !

Thanks for subscribing. Please check your mail and confirm the subscription.

Something went wrong.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *