March 30, 2018

Fafda - Gujarati Snack

Ingredients :

2 Cups Besan flour
1/2 Tsp Ajwain
1/4 Cup Oil
3/4 Tsp Baking soda
Salt to taste
Water, as needed
Oil for frying

Method :

Take besan flour in a large bowl and add ajwain. ( gently crush ajwain using palm and add it ).
Add the required quantity of salt and baking soda.
Add half of the oil to the besan and prepare a dough by adding water little by little.
Once the dough formed, add the remaining oil and knead it for 5 minutes.
Cover it with a cling wrap or moist cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Divide the dough into two parts and keep aside.
Take one dough and roll it into cylindrical shape.
Pinch a small sized dough and make a cylindrical shape.
Place the shaped dough on a wooden board and using palm stretch it thin in forward direction.
And using palate knife, gently scrape off from the board without breaking the rolled dough.
Repeat the process for the remaining dough.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry the fafdas in batches. ( fry it in a medium flame ).
Once the fafdas turn crispy and golden colour, remove from the oil and drain the excess using kitchen towel.
Serve hot or store it in an air tight container.

Serving Options :

Serve with Jilebi, green chutney or Kadhi. 

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