Fafda Recipe

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How to make Fafda
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Fafda: Fafda is a popular Gujarati snack made with gram flour, turmeric and carom seeds. It is fried crisp and served with chutney.

Ingredients of Fafda

  • 2 cups besan (chick-pea flour)
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp ajwain (thymol)
  • 1/4 tsp haldi (turmeric)
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt tsp or to taste
  • Oil to deep-fry

How to Make Fafda

  • 1.Mix the besan, soda, ajwain, haldi, 1 tbsp oil and salt together.
  • 2.Add water and knead into a soft dough.
  • 3.Take a portion of the dough and place it on a greased surface.
  • 4.With base of your palm, drag the dough in a straight line, holding the dough at the starting point with the other hand.
  • 5.This will form a strip.
  • 6.Fry these strips over medium heat till crisp.

Recipe Notes

Fafda is a difficult dish till you are practiced enough. You can also 
roll into thin rounds between two sheets of greased polythene.