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Sep. 08, 2012


Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Papad khara/Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Salt 4 Teaspoon (to taste)
Besan 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Carom seeds 1 Teaspoon
White chili powder/Red chili powder 1 Pinch
Oil 4 Cup (64 tbs) (3 cups for frying)



1. In a saucepan heat together water, papad khara and ½ teaspoon salt and bring to a boil.

2. If using baking powder do not heat the water.

3. In a bowl add the besan, carom seeds, chili powder and salt to taste mix well

4. Add 6 tablespoons oil and mix well.

5. Add the prepared water into the besan mixture slowly and mix well to get a gooey dough.

6. Add more 3-4 tablespoons oil and mix well after each addition.

7. In a deep fry pan, heat oil.

8. Pull out a morsel of the dough and add into the gathia maker.

9. Fit the desired shape of the mold to the maker outlet and squeeze the dough in a circular motion in the hot oil.

10. Fry till crispy and lightly golden.

11. Remove onto a dish lined with absorbent paper.


12. Serve with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 8857Calories from Fat 8208

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 929 g1429.2%

Saturated Fat 120 g600%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 9251 mg385.46%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 21 g84%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 44 g88%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet