2 cups rice flour
2 cups water
1 egg
1 tsp shallots, sliced
1 tbsp ghee
1 tsp black sesame seeds
oil for frying


  1. Heat ghee in a pan, add sliced shallots and saute.
  2. Add 2 cups of water and salt and when it starts to boil, add rice flour and stir well in low flame.
  3. Add sesame seeds, mix well and allow this mixture to cool down.
  4. When cools down, start kneading by adding egg and knead well to a smooth dough.
       5. Make very small balls out of this dough ( take long strips from this dough and make small balls), flatten or press each balls to make small  button shapes.
        6. Heat oil in a pan , add prepared chukkappams in batches and deep fry until it is cooked, crispy and golden in colour..Drain in tissue paper and store in an air tight container..


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