by Arpit, Published: June 13, 2012
Here we go with the recipe of Tikha gathiya, a tea time crunchy snacks. This spicy deep fried strands are made from gram flour dough. This
irresistible snack is a household food item in Gujarat. This addictive snack tastes best with deep fried chilies, carrot shreds, salad or mango pickle. Tikha gathiya is also one of the main ingredient in various types of chevdas and mixtures.
Serving Ideas: Tikha gathiya can be eaten alone. It is a perfect party snack. This addictive snack tastes best with deep fried chilies, carrot shreds and salad or mango pickle.
Taste: Crispy and Mild spicy.
Also known as: Jadi Sev/ Tikha Gathiya/ Gathia/ Ganthiya/ Ganthia.
Yield: Serves 6
5 cups Gram Flour (बेसन)
1/2 cup Oil (तेल)
Salt to taste (नमक)
carom seeds as you like (अजवैन)
Red Chilli Powder (लाल मीर्च पावडर)
1 pinch Asfoetedia (हींग)
2. Add Gram Flour (Besan) to this and prepare dough. (Dough should be of medium consistency)
3. Fill the dough into a Multipurpose Farsan Kitchen “press” (Sev press) and press out medium strands into hot oil. Deep fry on a slow flame till light brown and crisp.
4. Cool and store in an air-tight container.