• 1/2 kg gramflour (Besan)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of soda bicarbonate
  • Oil for frying

cooking time:

  1. Seive the besan, soda bicarbonate and add salt to it.
  2. Now add enough oil to the besan and salt mixture that it start forming rough balls.
  3. With water knead a tight dough and then cover it with a wet cloth piece and keep it aside for 1/2 hour.
  4. Now heat oil in a kadai.
  5. With the help of a gathiya maker drop gathiya in the heated oil.
  6. Fry till golden crisp.
  7. Drain excess oil and soak them on tissue paper. Let them dry in open air.
  8. When cool store them in a airtight container.

Gathiya is a popular tea time snack. It is made of gramflour strips deep fried. Here is how to make gujarati gathiya.