Varanfal or chakolya recipe

 

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Chakolya or varanfal is Maharashtrian recipe making from toor dal and wheat flour. It’s like pasta and it have several names like varanfal, chakolya, daal dhokli. It’s really very delicious and healthy recipe with lots of proteins.

Chakolya is very Maharashtra‘s local recipe. Chakolya is also known as varanfal. But i definitely recommend whoever wants to test authentic Maharashtrian recipe should definitely try this one too.

Step-by-step instructions with pictures immediately follow recipe

Varanfal / Chakolya

Total Time: 45 minutes

Serving Size: 3 peoples

Varanfal / Chakolya

Ingredients

  • • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • • 1 cup toor dal
  • • For tempering 6 curry leaves, asafetida
  • • ½ tbsp mustard seeds
  • • 10 garlic cloves
  • • 1 tbsp coconut, ½ tbsp cumin seed grind together don't make fine paste
  • • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • • 1 tbsp red chilly
  • • Ghee
  • • Oil
  • • Salt to test

Instructions

  1. First make dough with 1 cup of wheat flour add salt to taste and water.
  2. Now start to cook dal in pressure cooker.
  3. Take 1 cup of toor dal add 1 tbsp turmeric powder, water and salt.
  4. After 3 whistles turn of the heat and whisk it with ravi.
  5. Take 10 garlic cloves, cumin seeds, 1 tbsp coconut paste it with the help of mortar pestle, make rough paste.
  6. Heat 1-2 tbsp of oil in cooking pot and add mustard seed when mustard seeds start to crack add curry leaves, asafetida and mixture of coconut, cumin seed, garlic cloves.
  7. Sauté until it becomes golden and add chili powder again sauté.
  8. Now add daal stir well if you want add water. Then add garam masala and little bit salt(remember we add salt in daal and dough also so first check that).
  9. Now divide dough in 3-4 portion make ball in medium or big size, roll it make chapati and cut it in square or diamonds shape.
  10. Add squares one by one after boil amti or daal.
  11. Keep it on medium heat for 8-9 minutes stir in between to avoid sticking to bottom.
  12. Serve with ghee and pickle.

Notes

If you want you can add cumin seeds during making dough. Do not put more square one time other wise all pieces stick together.

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STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS WITH PICTURES

For making Chakolya or varanfal we need whole wheat flour, toor dal, for tempering 6 curry leaves, asafetida, mustard seeds, garlic cloves, coconut, cumin seeds grind together don’t make fine paste, garam masala, red chilli, oil, ghee and salt to taste.

 

Chakolya Ingredients

First of all make dough for that take 1 cup of wheat flour add salt to taste and also add water in small quantity as we need.

 

Chakolya Preparation

 

Now we start to cook dal in pressure cooker. Take 1 cup of toor dal, add 1 tbsp turmeric powder, water and also salt to taste. After 3 whistles turn of the heat and whisk it with ravi or whisker.

 

Chakolya Dal

 

Take 10 garlic cloves, 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds, 1 tbsp shredded coconut in mortal n pastel and make paste.

 

Chakolya Onion Masala Mix

 

Heat 1-2 tbsp of oil in cooking pot and add mustard seeds, when mustard seeds start to crack add curry leaves, asafetida and paste we made earlier (coconut, cumin seed, garlic cloves paste).

 

Chakolya Jira MohriChakolya Onion Masala

 

Saute until it becomes golden and add chilly powder again saute.

 

Chakolya Onion Masala Fry
Now add cooked toor dal stir well if you want add water. Then add  garam masala and little bit salt. Remember that we add salt in daal and dough also so first check that.

 

Chakolya V 0

 

Now divide dough in 3-4 portion make ball in medium or big size, roll it make chapati and cut it in square or diamonds shape.

Chakolya Preparation V2Chakolya Squares

 

Add squares one by one after amti or daal start to boil.

 

Chakolya Boiling

 

Keep it on medium heat for 8-9 minutes.While cooking stir in between to avoid sticking to bottom.

Our varanfal or chakolya are ready and finally serve with ghee and pickle.

 

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Post Author: Asmita Pawar-Gaikwad