Fafda is a popular Gujarati snack made with gram flour, turmeric and carom seeds. It is fried crisp and served with chutney.
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
Add water and knead into a soft dough.
Take a portion of the dough and place it on a greased surface.
With base of your palm, drag the dough in a straight line, holding the dough at the starting point with the other hand.
This will form a strip.
Fry these strips over medium heat till crisp.
Note: This is a difficult thing till you are practiced enough. You can also roll into thin rounds between two sheets of greased polythene.
Key Ingredients: gram flour, salt, baking soda, carom seeds,turmeric, vegetable oil