Vanela Gathiya Recipe

Delicious Vanela Gathiya

Vanela Gathiya, a popular Indian snack, originated in Gujarat. Made from chickpea flour and spices, it is deep-fried to a crispy texture.

Vanela Gathiya Recipe

Are you craving a savory and crunchy Indian snack that is perfect for two? Look no further than Vanela Gathiya! This traditional Gujarati delicacy is not only easy to make but also bursting with flavors. Whether you're planning a cozy evening at home or inviting friends over, this recipe will surely impress. So let's dive into the world of spices and prepare a delectable batch of Vanela Gathiya for you and your loved one!

Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 45 mins Difficulty: Advanced Servings: 5 Calories: 500 Kcal Best Season: Winter



    • In a large mixing bowl, combine besan, Food grade soda ash,Oil, and salt. Mix well.
    • Gradually add water and knead the mixture into a firm dough. Make sure the dough is little hard.
    • kneed the dough for 10 minites or until it becomes soft and smooth. ( add little water if needed)
    • Give rest to the dough for 15 minites.
    • Divide the dough into small portions and add blackpaper and carrom seeds
    • Roll each portion into a thin rope-like shape using your palms. Keep them aside.
    • Heat oil in a deep frying pan or kadai over medium heat.
    • Once the oil is hot, carefully drop a few rolled gathiya into the hot oil. Fry them for 2 minites.
    • Do not overcrowd the pan, fry them in batches.
    • Once fried, remove the gathiya from the oil using a slotted spoon and drain them on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
    • Sprical some asafoetida (hing) on hot gathiya.
    • Repeat the frying process with the remaining dough.
Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 500kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 43g67%
Sodium 1157mg49%
Total Carbohydrate 58g20%
Dietary Fiber 15g60%
Protein 20g40%

* * The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Vanela Gathiya, Gujarati snacks, Deep-fried snacks, Savory munchies, Tea-time snacks, Traditional Indian recipe, Snack for festive occasions, Quick and easy recipe, Gujarati cuisine.

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