How to make Moth Ka Chiwda - Homemade snack – fried moth with sev

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Main Ingredients : Moth Sprouts (अंकुरित मोठ), Gram Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Moth Ka Chiwda

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Moth Ka Chiwda checkout Moth ke Batashe. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Beer Batter Fried Bombay Duck, Raw Banana Porichathu, Stuffed Bread Pudla, Breadfruit Chips.

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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Moth Ka Chiwda Recipe

  • Moth Sprouts 2 cup

  • Gram Flour sieved 1/2 cup

  • Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

Method

Step 1

Drain and pat the moth dry. Set aside on a flat plate for thirty minutes. In a bowl mix together gram flour, baking soda, carom seeds, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, sugar and five tablespoons water to make stiff dough.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Put the dough into a sev maker and holding the gadget over hot oil, press and let the sev fall in a large circle. Deep fry till light brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Deep fry the moth in the same oil till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside to cool. In a bowl break the sev into smaller pieces and mix with moth. Toss well. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.

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