Thursday, April 7, 2011

Lasaniya Gathiya (Kathiyawadi Gujarati Snack)

1.          2 cups gram flour (besan)
2.          1 tablespoon garlic paste
3.          1 ½ tablespoons red chili powder
4.          Salt to taste
5.          1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
6.          Water as needed
7.          Oil- for deep frying
8.          A pinch of baking soda

1.          In one large bowl combine the salt, turmeric powder, garlic paste, soda, red chili powder and 1 tbsp water.
2.          Add gram flour with enough water and make a soft dough. (carefully add water don’t add more otherwise dough may be too sticky)
3.          Grease your hand with little oil and cover the dough.
4.          Heat the oil in a frying pan. Place the dough in a Gathiya mould.
5.          When oil becomes hot, holding the machine over the oil and turn handle of machine to force the dough through mould.
6.          Deep fry gathiya on medium high heat until it is light brown in colour. (becareful don’t fry more otherwise burn we add red chili powder that’s why the gathiyas color are red.)
7.          Drain on paper towel. Do the same process for remaining dough.
8.          After cool Gathiya store in an air tight container.
9.          Serve with Tea or slices of onions.

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Suman Singh said...

Oh, I love this..used to have alot back home...great recipe..thanks for sharing!

Daksha said...
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Daksha said...

yep it's all time favourite thanks for your kind words.

Manu said...

Ohhh Daksha, I love this snack! I have eaten it before and am so happy to find the recipe here. Your site is such a precious source of great Indian recipes for me! I LOVE it! :-)

Daksha said...

Thanks again manu.

Daksha said...

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