Fafda recipe Gujarati style at home 2023

Fafda recipe Gujarati style

Fafda is a traditional Gujarati snack that is typically made with gram flour (besan) and spices. Here is a Fafda recipe Gujarati style:


  • 2 cups gram flour (besan)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafetida (hing)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Oil for deep frying

Fafda recipe Gujarati style	at home 2023


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the gram flour, salt, red chili powder, asafetida, turmeric powder and 2 tbsp oil. Mix well.
  2. Slowly add water and knead the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  3. Cover the dough and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Roll out the dough into thin strips using a rolling pin.
  5. Using a fafda jali (a special kitchen tool used to make fafda) or a knife, cut the rolled-out dough into thin strips.
  6. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
  7. Once the oil is hot, add the fafda strips and fry until they turn golden brown.
  8. Take them out and put them on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  9. Serve the fafda with chutney or a sweet and sour sauce.

Note: You can also use ajwain or cumin powder to give it a different flavor.

Let me know in the comment box if you have any questions or suggestions.

Fafda Nutrition information

Based on the ingredients, here is the approximate nutrition information for the entire recipe:

  • Calories: 1577
  • Total fat: 97 g
  • Saturated fat: 13 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 1258 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 147 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 28 g
  • Sugars: 24 g
  • Protein: 39 g

Note that the exact nutrition information may vary based on the specific brands and amounts of ingredients used, as well as the method of cooking. Also, this recipe is for deep-fried snacks, so it is high in calories and fat. It's important to enjoy these types of foods in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

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