Friday, April 1, 2016

Chickpea Crackers

These crackers are prepared easily with basic ingredients which is quite easily available in everyone's pantry. They are always salted and can be made in different flavours and makes an excellent evening snacks. After going through variety of cracker recipe  of bloggers in blogs ;  I thought to give it a try at home and it turned out to be really good.

Gram flour/besan/chickpea flour-1 cup
Maida -1/2 cup
Semolina (fine sooji) - 2 tbsp
Curd-    3 tbsp
 Oil  -2 tbsp
Kasuri methi    1 tbsp
Red chilly powder    1 tsp
Salt  - as per taste
Black pepper powder    1/2 tsp.
Turmeric powder    1/4 tsp
asafoetida powder- A pinch
1.Add Maida, chickpea flour, and semolina (rawa/suji) in a large bowl and combine well with a spoon
2.Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida powder), sugar,salt and crushed Kasuri methi leaves (dried fenugreek) in the bowl.
3.Now add oil and rub all the ingredients together with fingers.
4.Pour a little curd at a time and knead into semi-hard dough.If needed Slowly add the water and turn everything as a dough
5.Roll the dough on a floured surface, as a very thin dish.
6.Cut the dough with cookie cutter and transfer it to the prepared baking sheet.
7.Pre heat oven to 180°C .Bake for 10minutes, then turn the pan and bake for 4-5minutes.( f the edges and the tops of the crackers have browned significantly, then pull them out of the oven. Otherwise, continue baking )
8.Let the crackers cool completely.Store in an air tightened box.