Recipe: Fulwadi

CooQ : Recipe: Fulwadi


Gujarati, Snacks

Gram flour
153 calories/serving
30 mins
A crispy, deep-fried and cylinder-shaped savoury snack made of besan and spices. It has a unique texture being crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside.

Recipe by:

Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana


gram flour
whole wheat flour
dry fenugreek leaves
turmeric powder
red chilli powder
garam masala powder
cumin powder
coriander powder
crushed black peppercorn
white sesame seed
dry mango powder


1. Take 1.5 cups gram flour in a large bowl. add 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, 2 tbsp semolina, 1/2 tsp dry fenugreek leaves, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1/4 tsp garam masala powder, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, 1/2 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp amchur powder, salt to taste, 1 tsp sugar, a large pinch of crushed black peppercorns, 2 tbsp white sesame seeds, 2 tsp oil and 1/2 cup water. knead to a stiff dough. cover and set the dough aside for 5 minutes.

2. Take a portion of the dough and roll into a long and thin log of 1/2 inch diameter, sprinkle white sesame seeds and roll again. cut into 1 inch pieces and shape into cylinders.

3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in a few dough cylinders and deep fry till golden brown and crisp. drain on absorbent paper and arrange on a serving plate.

4. Serve with hot tea.

By Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana