Herbed Sticks

Although a variant of the humble chakli, Herbed Sticks deserves the exotic name because of the unique flavour that this finger food derives from mixed herbs, commonly used in Italian cuisine. Herbed Sticks shows how common ingredients, a spot of creativity and a little knowledge of world cuisines can help turn out unforgettable foods.

Herbed Sticks

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Herbed Sticks recipe - How to make Herbed Sticks

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 cups
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1 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
1 1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
3/4 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tbsp oil
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-stiff dough using little water.
  2. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions and put one portion of the dough into a chakli press.
  3. Press out into 50mm. (2”) long strips on a flat, dry surface.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and deep-fry the sticks, a few at a time, on a medium flame till they turn light brown in colour and crisp from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  5. Cool and store in an air-tight container.
Nutrient values per cup
Energy292 cal
Protein3.6 g
Carbohydrates31.5 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat17.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A163.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid5.8 mcg
Calcium5.9 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.9 mg
Potassium97.3 mg
Zinc0.5 mg


Herbed Sticks
 on 18 Jul 19 08:58 AM

I don''t want to use maida. Please let me know can it be replaced wid gehun ka aata? I really liked this sticks n wanna make it if gehun aata does the job :(
Herbed Sticks
 on 07 Feb 19 05:22 PM