Gujarati Fafda Recipe

Gujarati Fafda Recipe

50 Mins
7-8 People
10 Mins

 Gujarati Fafda Recipe




Besan 1 ½ cup

Papad khar 1 tsp

Hing 1 tsp ½ tsp

Water as required 

Salt ½ tbsp

Ajwain 1 ½ tsp

Oil 2 tsp ½ tbsp

Green chilli 4-5 pcs

Jeera powder a pinch 

Coriander powder a pinch

Amchur powder a pinch 1 tsp

Black pepper ½ tbsp

Rice flour ½ tbsp


Raw Papaya sambharo:

Oil 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds 1 tsp

Curry leaves 9-10 pcs

Green chilli 1 pc

Hing 1 tsp

Salt 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1 tsp

Red chilli powder a pinch

Sugar 1 tsp

Vinegar 1 tbsp



For sambharo:

Take a raw papaya, peel it and then grate.

Heat a pan, add oil, mustard seed, curry leaves and let it crackle.

Add green chillies, grated raw papaya and saute it. 

Add hing, salt , turmeric, red chilli powder, sugar, vinegar and cook them for 5-6 mins.

Sambharo is ready to be served with fafda.


Powdered masala:

Take a mixture jar, add black pepper, salt, hing, amchur powder, rice flour, ajwain and grind it to a fine powder.



Take a bowl, add papad khar, hing, water and mix it. Keep it aside until it's used. 

Take a plate sieve besan, add salt, ajwain, oil and rub them together. 

Then add a mixture of hing & papad khar and mix it . 

Add little water, knead it to a tight smooth dough. 

Once dough is smooth, add oil and need it for 2-3 minutes.

Cover the dough with clean damp cloth and keep it aside. 

Take a little portion of fafda dough and shape it to cylindrical shape. 

Place the dough on a flat surface, with the help of a palm, press it towards your upward and make it flat.

Scrap it with the help of a knife as shown in the video.

Heat oil in a pan to the medium hot temperature. 

Then put the fafda in the medium hot oil and fry until it's crispy. 

Once done, remove the fafda on a tissue paper & let the excess oil drain out.

Then sprinkle the grinded masala on the fafda.

Give gashes to chillies and fry it for a few seconds. Then remove it on a plate. 

Now, sprinkle salt, jeera powder, coriander powder, amchur powder and mix it.

Add fafda on a serving plate and serve it with the sambharo & fried green chillies.

Fafda is ready to serve.