Monday, February 24, 2014

Gathia ( Crunchy Gram Flour Sticks )


Gathia ( Crunchy Gram Flour Sticks ) ... Gathia is a traditional Indian / Pakistani snack. These crunchy thick sticks are made with gram flour, salt, baking soda, spices and oil. Enjoy it just on its own or with a cup of tea!


Gathia ( Crunchy Gram Flour Sticks )
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Serves : 4 - 6


Ingredients :
  • 250 gm.  besan ( gram flour )
  • 1/2 tsp.  salt
  • 1/2 tsp.  baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp.  ajwain ( carom seeds )
  • 1/8 tsp.  kalonji ( nigella seeds )
  • 6 tbsp.  oil
  • Water, as required to knead the dough
  • Oil, for deep frying

Method :
  • Sift the gram flour in a bowl; add salt, baking soda, carom seeds and nigella seeds.
  • Add hot oil and mix all ingredients thoroughly by rubbing between your fingers.
  • Gradually add water, adding enough to form a stiff dough.
  • Heat oil ( for deep frying ) in a wok / karahi or deep frying pan, over medium heat.
  • Use the star shaped disc in the Sev maker or press. Lightly grease the inside cylinder of Sev press, fill with dough and screw the lid.
  • Hold the Sev press over wok, press the dough through the hole by turning the handle and drop directly into the hot oil.
  • Fry on medium heat until they turn light golden, flip them over and fry the other side until golden.
  • Remove from oil and drain on absorbent paper. Break them into small pieces.
  • Cool completely and store in airtight jar.

Recipe Source : Masala Mornings





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22 comments :

  1. It is looking so great Ambreen :) i am in love with the Gathia shape :) it looks so crunchy and yummy i am sure :) thanks for sharing ~

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  2. They look very pretty! I bet they taste as wonderful.

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  3. I always find gathai very addictive. It is very popular here in Indian in the Gujarat region and is known by the same name.

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  4. Crunchy munchy gathia, would love to munch some with a cup of coffee..

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  5. Ohhh!! Its crunchy and trust me. addictive too. Difficult to stop once you start eating.

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  6. luks so inviting with a cup of tea,,,

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  7. These are such a great snack Ambreen! I bet that when you start you cannot stop until they are all gone!

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  8. Yummy snack for my tea.I would love gathia and that beautiful bowl too :))

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  9. Ohhh es un rico y lindo snack me gusta mucho,abrazos.

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  10. Tea-time snack! Nice one. Liked the bowl too.

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  11. perfect snack......looks so tempting!

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