Choraphali- crispy puffy fried snack made with gram flour and urad daal flour
Choraphali/ choraphali is a very popular snack from Gujarat which is specially made on Diwali. it is made either with readily available choraphali flour or with a mix of besan/ gramflour or urad daal flour. Recipe is quite simple and easy to follow ,you just have to mash or beat the dough to make crispy puffy cholaphali’s.
Choraphali is very crisp thin fried snack taste almost like papad. a medium stiff dough of besan and urad daal atta/flour is made and then beaten or crushed with a heavy pestle or belen/rolling pin then it is rolled into thin chapatis. The rolled chapati is cut into strips or just cut from the center and leave the edges joint. then deep fry the strips in medium hot oil. After frying store in an airtight jar. While serving a spice mix made with red chili powder,mango powder and black salt is sprinkled over the cholaphali’s.
Cholaphali is served with tea and a special spicy green chutney(will post the recipe soon ). You can also serve serve this with mint chutney or Rajkot chutney.
Looking for some more snacks for Diwali then do try-
- Khasta Moong Daal Kachori
- Papdi Gathiya
- Hara Bhara Kabab
- Aloo Bhujiya sev
- Achari Paneer Tikka
- Punjabi Masala Mathri
- Potato Cup Chat