Friday 29 October 2010

Fafda ( crispy savory snack)

Fafda also known as chora fari is a delectable savory  fried indian snack that is served as a teatime treat or eaten as nibbles.


16oz plain Flour (maida)
4 oz gram flour ( besan)
3/4 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon ajwain (optional)
1/2 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
1-2 green chillies finely chopped
1/2 tablespoon freshly chopped coriander
Water for making dough
Sunflower oil for deep frying


1. Add the plain flour and gram flour to a large bowl, add the turmeric, salt, chili powder, green chillies, sesame seeds and chopped  coriander.
2. Add 1 tablespoon oil and make a soft dough adding water as required.Cover and keep the dough aside for 20 minutes.
3. Dive the dough into 8 parts, roll a thin chappati from each dough piece and cut it into thin strips roughly 3 inches by 1 inch as shown  in picture.

4. Heat the oil in frying pan when oil is hot, deep fry in batches on medium till crispy.Drain on kitchen paper and repeat for rest of dough.
5. Store in an air tight container. Will keep up to a month.

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  1. Crispy fafda looks soo tempting..feel like munching..

  2. perfect snack for tea, looks beautiful

  3. yummy snack...nice Diwali recipe!!...
    I know I will be addicted to these!

  4. Thsoe look easy to make and yummy!

  5. Superbbbbb, love chora fali :))

  6. perfect snack for tea, looks beautiful

  7. That is so east to make!!!Looks crispy and I would love to have with a cup of tea :)

  8. Crispy snack..looks perfect,,

  9. Perfect tea time snack..crispy and delicious

  10. Snap! I made some nasta today and one of them was chorafari. Mine doesn't look as tempting as yours!!

  11. wow.......lovely fafda...never tried at home...looks super crunchy

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  13. Crispy and delicious snack..Looks so tempting!!

  14. Hi Nayna.
    I love the fafda with green chutney and fried chilies too.
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  15. Mouthwatering Fafdas.. I was looking for a recipe.. Thanks for sharing this one.. Will try out soon.. Cheers

  16. What a perfect idea for a snack!

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