Chiroti is a traditional Indian sweet that has originated from Karnataka and is now an indispensable part of traditional Maharashtra cuisine. The dish is prepared on special events and occasions and tastes like something you wouldn't have tasted before.

Chiroti Recipe Card

Chiroti originates from the lands of Karnataka and is a crispy sweet dish prepared with delicate layers of flour.

Total Time :
90 min
Preparation Time :
60 min
Cooking Time :
30 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Poornima Pandey


  • 2 Cups Maida
  • 4 Tablespoons Ghee
  • Salt
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar(Powdered) + 1 Cup(Granulated)
  • 1 Cup Cardamom Powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Rice Flour
  • 1 Cup Water


Step 1
In a bowl, mix maida, salt and 2 tablespoons ghee and mix to make a dough out of it. Then cover and keep aside for an hour.
Step 2
Mix powdered sugar and 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon powder and keep aside after mixing.
Step 3
Prepare sugar syrup by heating water, granulated sugar in a pan. Let the mixture simmer till it thickens.
Step 4
In a separate bowl, mix rice flour and ghee and let it rest.
Step 5
Pinch out 5- 6 balls out of the dough and roll them into rotis.
Step 6
Keep adding one roti on top of another by adding a layer of rice flour in between and after the last roti, roll the all in a log.
Step 7
Now cut the Chirotis across the length of the log.
Step 8
Roll all the chirotis flat in a disc like shape and then deep fry until golden brown.
Step 9
Now sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon mix over the hot fried chirotis.
Step 10
Or to add extra sweetness to your dish, dip the chirotis one by one in the sugar syrup that you had prepared.
Step 11
You can skip making the sugar syrup if you don't want the dish to be too sweet.
Step 12
So, enjoy hot chirotis with family!