Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
  • 2 cup Besan/Chickpeas Flour
  • 1 tsp Carom Seeds/Ajwain
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Papad Kharo
  • 1 tbsp Oil
Other Ingredients
  • Oil for Deep Frying
  1. In a mixing bowl, add besan, ajwain, 1 tbsp oil, salt and mix together.
  2. In another bowl, add ¼ cup water, papad kharo and mix well until papad Kharo dissolves completely.
  3. Add water mixture into the besan mixture, knead it well and make a soft dough.
  4. Heat the oil in pan for deep frying.
  5. Take the prepared dough and divide into small-small balls.
  6. Take one ball and place it on wooden surface.
  7. Now with base of your palm, drag the dough in a straight line, holding the dough at the starting point with the other hand, this form like a long strip.
  8. Take a knife and remove the strip from surface. Use same process for remaining balls.
  9. Fry both sides of prepared strips till golden color over medium heat or till it becomes crisp.
• You can use baking powder and baking soda as a substitute of papad kharo.
• You can add turmeric powder for more yellowish color of Fafda.
• Fry Fafda strips always on medium flame to make it crispy.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at http://www.binjalsvegkitchen.com/fafda-crispy-gram-flour-snack/