Fafda Recipe – Gujarat’s Most Famous Breakfast Dish

Fafda is a very popular recipe. Fafda is crunchy snack made from Chick pea flour and served with hot fried chillis or Chutney or Jalebi. Fafda is one of the most loved breakfast in Gujarat. Fafda is also called as ‘Pata Gathiya’ in some regions of Gujarat.

In the morning, people are lined up at Fafda stall for freshly made fafdas. I love those dasy when I also used to go and pick some fafdas from those stalls. Learn how to make/prepare Fafda by following this easy recipe.

How to Make Fafada?:


500 Gm gram flour

1 teaspoon papad khar

2 teaspoon crushed pepper


1/4 tsp Ajwain (thymol-carom seeds)

Caraway seeds (Optional)

Salt as per taste

Oil to deep-fry

Fafada Recipe
Fafada Recipe

Procedure for fafada:

Mix Papad Kharo and salt into water. Mix the besan, ajwain, haldi, 4 tbsp oil together.

Add water and knead into a soft dough. Take a portion of the dough and place it on a greased surface. With base of your palm, drag the dough in a straight line, holding the dough at the starting point with the other hand.

This will form a strip. Fry these strips over medium heat till crisp.

Note: this is a difficult thing till you are practiced enough. You can also roll into thin rounds between two sheets of greased polythene.

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