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Chauthe/Sindhi Chothe recipe

Chauthe is a great snack to serve at teatime and traditionally eaten during thadri Sindhi festival. Easy to make with minimal ingredients, this snack can be made in air fryer too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting time3 hrs
Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chautha, chauthe, chautte, choate, chothe, nag panchami food items, sindhi chauthe, sindhi chothe, thadri
Servings: 4


  • Kadai /frying pan (traditional method)
  • or air-fryer for low calorie version


  • 2 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup jaggery or ½ cup sugar , I prefer raw sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2-3 tablespoon ghee /oil for kneading
  • 4-5 cardamom crushed
  • 2 cup oil/ghee for frying
  • 1 tbsp. ghee/ oil (for air frying)


  • Take water at room temperature in a bowl.Add jaggery,Keep it aside for 2-3 hours/overnight.
  • Mix wheat flour and desi ghee in a bowl with pinch of salt and cardamom.
  • Pour the jaggery syrup little by little and knead a semi hard dough. Cover and keep it aside for 30 mins.
  • Take a handful size dough and with a rolling pin roll it to a thick paratha.
  • With the help of knife cut it into 4, usually we keep a triangular shape
  • Prick on both the sides so that it gets fried properly inside. Repeat for all of the dough.

For frying (Traditional method)

  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry it on both the sides till golden brown on a low flame
  • Let these cool and later store it in airtight container.

For air fryer version

  • Place the chauthe pieces in air fryer. Air fry the pieces at 15-18 mins at lowest possible temperature, mine was at 150 degree C, brushing oil in between.
  • Store in an air tight jar.