Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Chatpata Rings


Ingredients


To Be Mixed Together Into A Masala
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp powdered sugar
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/2 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste
1/4 tsp oil for kneading
oil for deep-frying

Method
  1. Combine the maize flour, plain flour, oil and salt in a bowl and knead into soft dough adding warm water (approx. 4 tbsp). Keep aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Knead again using oil till smooth and elastic.
  3. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions and roll out each portion into a 150 mm (6”) diameter circle.
  4. Divide each circle into 2 equal portions (you will get 4 semi-circles).
  5. Place a semi-circle on a flat, dry surface and cut it into 1 cm. Thick strips.
  6. Repeat with the remaining semi-circles to make more strips. Keep aside.
  7. Roll each strip into a ring and press to seal the edges.
  8. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the rings in batches in oil till they turn golden brown in colour. Drain on absorbent paper.
  9. Sprinkle the prepared masala and toss well.