How to make Churros -

A traditional Spanish delicacy served with chocolate sauce. A must try

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Castor sugar

Cuisine : Spanish

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Churros Recipe Card


Spanish cuisine is the result of a great variety of cooking cultures that have been living together in Spain.  The different climates and ways of life of each region to have played their role.  Some of the main ingredients that make up Spanish food are vegetables, meat and fish. 
Over the centuries Spain has been invaded by Romans, French, Moors, Phoenicians who introduced new cooking styles and ingredients in the Spanish cuisine, but the Spanish food is also influenced by other cultures. Spaniards were the main colonizers of America, Columbus was Spanish!  
The discovery of the New World brought new essential ingredients to the Mediterranean gastronomy like tomato, potato, chocolate that are now commonly used in a lot of Spanish dishes.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Churros Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Castor sugar 3 tbsps + to deep fry

  • Sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Icing sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup

  • Chocolate sauce as required


Step 1

Heat 1 cup water with 3 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan. Add sugar and stir till sugar dissolves. When the water is hot switch off heat.

Step 2

Add baking powder to refined flour and mix. Add this to hot water and mix fast till it forms a dough. Put the dough in a bowl.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.

Step 4

Mix icing sugar and cinnamon powder in a small container with a perforated lid.

Step 5

Put the dough in a piping bag fitted with a big star nozzle and pipe directly into hot oil, cutting off at every 2 inch and deep fry on medium heat till light golden.

Step 6

Spread castor sugar in a plate. Drain churros and roll in castor sugar.

Step 7

Arrange them on a serving plate, sprinkle some sugar-cinnamon powder mixture over them and serve with a bowl of chocolate sauce.

Step 8

Sprinkle icing sugar and cinnamon powder over the churros. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.