Diwali Favorite Chorafalli Recipe
Diwali is a festival which celebrates Love, Light & of course Food !!!
There are some snacks synonyms with Diwali like the shakkarpara, the Chakli, the Gujiya / Karanji or Ghughra as we call it in Gujarat and the Mathia & CHORAFALLI which is made in every Gujarati household in Diwali without fail.
One of the most loved snack CHORAFALLI is a Papad like a snack. Salty and Spicy as we say Chatpatta …..
Chorafalli has been a favourite Diwali snack since years & is loved by all Indians
During Diwali it is sold commercially in stores in huge numbers but the pleasure of making this delicious Diwali snack at home gets you utmost happiness
So let’s get started for this amazing Chorafalli Recipe
- 1 cup Besan / Chickpea flour
- 1/ 2 Udad Dal Flour
- 1/ 4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp water
- Salt to taste
- To be mixed into a masala
- 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon salt/rock salt
- 1 teaspoon Amchur/ dry Mango powder
- Heat one-fourth cup plus one tablespoon water until lukewarm.
- Add 1 tablespoon oil to it.
- Mix the besan/ chickpea flour, urad dal flour & baking soda in a bowl.
- Add the lukewarm water- oil mixture little by little and mix well.
- Knead into a very stiff dough.
Cover with a wet muslin cloth for about 15 minutes.
- After 15 minutes remove the dough on a flat surface, pound it with a pestle for about 10 minutes till it changes a little colour.
- Now make small even sized balls of the dough.
- Roll out the dough balls into a thin circle.
- Cut into long strips with a sharp knife.
- Heat oil in a pan over medium flame.
- Deep fry the strips Till they are golden brown and crispy.
- Remove them with a slotted spoon onto a tissue to drain out the excess oil.
- Transfer them onto a plate and Sprinkle the masala on it.
- Your crunchy and crispy Diwali Chorafalli is ready to be served.
- Store in airtight container & it will stay fresh for a few days although it won’t last long !!
Relish this Savoury spicy Chorafalli during the festive Diwali days