Churros Recipe

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How to make Churros
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Did you know that churros were named after the churra sheep because the pastry resembled the sheep's horns? Here is a super easy recipe which will make your guests wonder if its home made or not.

Ingredients of Churros

  • For the Churros:
  • Oil, for deep frying
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup water boiled with 1/2 tsp salt and 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup finely powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp cinnamon powder
  • For The Chocolate Sauce:
  • 4-5 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 25-30 chocolate cubes (I bought bars of readily available milk chocolate)

How to Make Churros

  • For the Churros:
  • 1.In a wok/kadhai heat the oil.
  • 2.In a plate sift flour with baking powder.
  • 3.Knead the dough with warm salt-sugar water. Add water gradually and stop when the dough is soft yet stiff.
  • 4.In a piping bag stuff the dough and squeeze out 7-10 cm long pieces cutting with scissors. Deep fry till golden.
  • 5.Drain out on a piece of absorbent paper. Immediately roll in sugar and cinnamon. Dust off extra powder.
  • 6.Serve. You can serve churros with some chocolate sauce or maple syrup.
  • For The Chocolate Sauce:
  • 1.Melt the chocolate with the butter in the microwave (20-30 seconds on Medium) or a double boiler (bottom pan with water; chocolate and butter on the upper pan).
  • 2.Once melted, add milk to make the sauce. Mix them together with a spoon.