Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Tikha Gathiya

4 cups Gram Flour
1/4 cup Oil
½ tbsp Carom seeds (Ajwain)
2 tbsp Red Chili Powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder (Haldi)
¼ tbsp Asfoetedia  (Hing)
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry

Mix gram flour, carom seeds (Ajwain), red chili powder, turmeric powder, asfoetedia,  oil and salt in a bowl. Knead smooth dough by adding water. Dough should not be very soft as well as not very stiff. Grease the dough using oil and give rest for half an hours . Take a handy Sev Machine. Use a mould for thick to make gathiya. Place mould at bottom in the machine and place dough in it. Close the machine tightly.  Heat oil in a frying pan over medium flame .  When oil becomes hot, holding the machine over oil and turn handle of machine to force the dough through moulds. Move machine in circular motion over oil and turn handle continuously. Fry strands of gram flour until they become light brown for around 2-3 minutes. Remove  gathia from oil and drain on kitchen paper. Serve with hot tea .

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