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Friday, November 25, 2011

Basen Paare (spicy Crackers)

Basen Paare is a spicy crunchy snack .It can stored for one month in an airtight containers.

Ingredients needed to make Basen Paare

1.All purpose flour /Maida - 1 cup

2.Gram Flour/Basen - 1 cup

3.Asafoetida powder/Hing - a pinch
4.Red chilly flakes - 1/2 tsp

5.Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp

6.Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1/4 tsp

7.Carom seeds?ajwain seeds - 1/4 tsp


9.Oil - 4 tsp and as needed to fry

How to make Basen Paare

1.In a large bowl mix all purpose flour,gram flour,asaafoetida,red chilly flakes,red chilly powder,cumin seeds,carom seeds ,4 tsp oil and salt.

2.By adding water to it knead it really well and make smooth dough.Cover it with a damp cloth and keep it aside for 10 mts.

3.Now divide it in to 4 balls and roll it in to like the chappathi by adding little oil to it.

4.Now using a fork prick them so that the paares do not puff during frying.

5.Now cut it using a knife with half inch wide and 3 inch long pieces.

6,Heat the oil in a pan and put each pieces to it ,the dough should make the oil sizzle and come up slowly.

7.Make sure to place just enough paares so you can turn them over easily when frying.Fry the paares until both sides are light golden brown.