Gujarati Fafda Recipe (Crispy Gram Flour Snack)

Crunchy besan fritter recipe to munch

Shruti J
Gujarati Fafda Recipe (Crispy Gram Flour Snack)
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The Gujarati Fafda Recipe is a traditional crunchy snack that is synonymous with Gujarati cuisine. Made of gram flour and other spices, Gujarati Fafda Recipe is a convenient and quick snacking option that can be had at anytime of the day or mixed with other dry snacks like puffed rice.

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Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Deep-Fry Pan
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

60 M


6 Servings


  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , finely ground
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 cup Water , or as required
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)

How to make Gujarati Fafda Recipe (Crispy Gram Flour Snack)

  1. Begin making the fafda recipe by adding all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

  2. Now add water gradually to the bowl and mix the ingredients well, till everything gets knead into soft dough.

  3. Once the dough has been prepared, it still might be sticky. Therefore add oil to it and knead it again for 2-3 minutes more.

  4. Once done, divide the dough into 12-15 equal sized portions and make them into small balls.

  5. Roll each of these balls into long and thin strips. Ensure that the rolling is done at a stretch to avoid the dough breaking up or sticking to the rolling pin.

  6. Now heat the oil in large deep frying pan and slip each of the long dough strips carefully into the pan.

  7. Deep-fry the fafda dough strips on low flame for 1-2 minutes, turning them till they are browned on both sides. Remove them from the oil once done and serve the fafdas hot.

  8. Serve the Gujarati Fafda along with Gujarati Kadhi and Papaya Orange Pomegranate Salad.