Fafda recipe 2023
Fafda is a popular Gujarati snack made from besan (gram flour) and spices. It’s known for its crispy and crunchy texture, making it a delightful treat to enjoy with chutneys or tea.
Ingredients:Fafda Recipe 2023
- 2 cups besan (gram flour)
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
- 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder (adjust to taste)
- 1 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
- 1 tablespoon Oil
- Salt to Taste
- Water for kneading
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*Oil for deep frying
Instructions:Fafda Recipe 2023
- In a mixing bowl, combine besan, turmeric powder, asafoetida, red chili powder, carom seeds, salt, and 1 tablespoon of oil.
- Gradually add water and knead the mixture into a smooth and firm dough.
- Take small portions of the dough and roll them into cylindrical or rope-like shapes.
- Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
- Once hot, carefully slide the rolled fafdas into the hot oil.
- Fry on medium heat until they turn golden brown and crispy.
- Ensure even cooking by flipping them occasionally.
- Remove the fafdas from the oil and place them on paper towels to remove excess oil.
- Let them cool down, and your homemade fafdas are ready to be served!
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- Fafda is a good source of protein due to the besan, which is rich in it.
- It provides essential vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins and iron.
- The spices used, like ajwain and turmeric, have potential digestive and anti-inflammatory benefits
Nutritional Value (Per Serving):
- Calories: Approximately 100-120 calories per serving (may vary based on oil absorption).
- Protein: 4-6 Grams
- Carbohydrates: 10-12 grams
- Fat: 4-6 grams
- Cooking Time: 20-30 Minutes
- Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes
Q: Can I store leftover fafdas?
A: Yes, you can store them in an airtight container once they’ve cooled down. They should stay crispy for a few days.
Q: What can I serve with fafda?
A: Fafda pairs wonderfully with green chutney, tamarind chutney, or even a hot cup of chai.
Q: Is it necessary to use carom seeds (ajwain)?
A: Carom seeds add a unique flavor, but you can omit them if you prefer
Q: Can I make a healthier version of fafda?
A: You can try baking them instead of deep frying for a heal
Enjoy your homemade fafdas, a delicious Gujarati snack with a touch of spice and lots of flavor!