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Fafda Recipe – How To Make Fafda – How To Prepare Fafda

Fafda Recipe – How To Make Fafda – How To Prepare Fafda

Fafda is an authentic snack recipe from Gujarat. You can enjoy this crispy fafda anytime you wish to munch on something.  Fafda is made with basic ingredients like Chickpea flour, papad khar, salt, carom seeds and oil. You can serve it to guests or enjoy it with your evening tea.

Here is an easy step by step recipe to make Gujarati street food Fafda. Serve these crispy and appetizing fafdas along with chickpea chutney, green coriander chutney, pickle or fried green chilies. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Add papad khar and salt into 1/3 cup of water. Mix them really well.

Fafda recipeMaking:

Take chickpea flour in a big mixing bowl and add crushed carom seeds and oil into it. Mix everything really well.

Fafda recipe

Now add water in small portions and knead stiff dough. Dough should be softer than required for making poori and harder than required for making paranthas. Keep kneading the dough for 6-7 minutes until it becomes smooth. Cover and keep the dough aside for 30 minutes to set.

Fafda recipe

30 minutes are over, dough has fermented. Place the dough on rolling board and knead it slightly. Divide the dough in two portions and make a long log with a dough lump. Cut the log into ½ – ¾ inch thick chunks, place them in a bowl.

Fafda recipe

Take a chunk and make a long smooth peda of it. Place it on the rolling board and stretch the dough by pressing it with the back of the hand into long fafda. Separate the fafda from the board with the help of a palette knife, place it on a plate. Likewise make the rest of the fafdas.

Fafda recipe

Place a wok on flame and pour enough oil into it to deep fry the fafdas. When the oil starts to smoke, gently slide 3-4 or as many fafdas as possible into it.

Fafda recipe
Gently press the fafdas with the slotted ladle and fry them until they get crisp and their colour changes slightly. Fafdas are fried aptly, drain out them on kitchen paper towel placed over a plate. Fry the rest of the fafdas as well. Fafdas are now ready.

Fafda recipeServing:
Serve these crispy and appetizing fafdas along with chickpea chutney, green coriander chutney, pickle or fried green chilies. Enjoy!

Suggestion

  • Substitute papad khar with baking soda. Then add more than ½ tsp baking soda.

Fafda Recipe - How To Make Fafda - How To Prepare Fafda
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Chickpea flour – 2 cups
  • Oil – 5 tbsp (more than ¼ cup)
  • Carom seeds - ½ tsp
  • Papad khar – 2 tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp or to taste
  • Oil – to fry fafdas
Instructions
  1. Add papad khar and salt into ⅓ cup of water. Mix them really well.
  2. Take chickpea flour in a big mixing bowl and add crushed carom seeds and oil into it. Mix everything really well.
  3. Now add water in small portions and knead stiff dough. Dough should be softer than required for making poori and harder than required for making paranthas. Keep kneading the dough for 6-7 minutes until it becomes smooth. Cover and keep the dough aside for 30 minutes to set.
  4. minutes are over, dough has fermented. Place the dough on rolling board and knead it slightly. Divide the dough in two portions and make a long log with a dough lump. Cut the log into ½ - ¾ inch thick chunks, place them in a bowl.
  5. Take a chunk and make a long smooth peda of it. Place it on the rolling board and stretch the dough by pressing it with the back of the hand into long fafda. Separate the fafda from the board with the help of a palette knife, place it on a plate. Likewise make the rest of the fafdas.
  6. Place a wok on flame and pour enough oil into it to deep fry the fafdas. When the oil starts to smoke, gently slide 3-4 or as many fafdas as possible into it.
  7. Gently press the fafdas with the slotted ladle and fry them until they get crisp and their colour changes slightly. Fafdas are fried aptly, drain out them on kitchen paper towel placed over a plate. Fry the rest of the fafdas as well. Fafdas are now ready.
  8. Serve these crispy and appetizing fafdas along with chickpea chutney, green coriander chutney, pickle or fried green chilies. Enjoy!