Fafda is very popular Gujarati snack recipe made with gram flour. It is very easy to make Fafda a perfect tea time snack recipe or can be had at anytime of the day. Serve these crispy gram flour fafda with chutney and green chili pickle to make your snack time more enjoyable.
In a bowl, add 2 tbsp. oil, salt, turmeric powder, crushed black pepper, ajwain seeds, and baking soda together in a bowl and mix well.
Add the gram flour/ chickpea flour, add water little by little and make a soft dough just like chapatti dough. Knead the dough at least for 5-6 minutes and add 1 tbsp oil; again knead the dough nicely and leave it aside for 15 to 20 minutes covering with kitchen towel or with a cling film.
After 15 to 20 minutes; take some portion of the dough and give them oval shape and place it on a greased surface. (Note : Take flat surface like chopping board but not very smooth, it helps when you remove the fafda from the board.)
Take an oval dough ball; with base of your palm press the dough and increase the length of ball with hands and keep it on the board under your palm. Press it with the palms and it in front direction. Roll out the thin layer and cut out strips from it.
Fry these strips over medium heat until crisp. Let them cool.
Now delicious fafda is ready to eat. Serve with spicy green chilly chutney or chutney of grated papaya and fried green chilly.