Khaara boondi/pearl drops Recipe

Khaara boondi, also known as pearl drops, is a popular Indian snack made from chickpea flour. It is a crispy and savory snack that is perfect for tea-time or as a party appetizer. The boondi is made by frying small droplets of chickpea batter until they turn golden brown and crispy. It is then seasoned with a blend of spices like salt, red chili powder, and chaat masala for a burst of flavor. Khaara boondi is a delicious and addictive snack that is sure to be a hit with everyone.

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Ingredients for Khaara boondi/pearl drops Recipe

  • 1/5 cup Chickpea Flour
  • 0.40 tablespoon Rice Flour
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water As Needed
  • as needed Oil For Deep Frying
  • 1/10 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/10 teaspoon Chaat Masala

Directions: Khaara Boondi/pearl Drops Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix chickpea flour, rice flour, and salt. Gradually add water to make a smooth batter.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a deep pan. Hold a perforated ladle over the hot oil and pour a ladleful of batter over it. Tap gently to make small droplets.
  • STEP 3.Fry the boondi until golden brown and crispy. Remove from oil and drain on a paper towel.
  • STEP 4.Sprinkle salt, red chili powder, and chaat masala over the boondi. Toss well to coat evenly.
  • STEP 5.Allow the khaara boondi to cool completely before storing in an airtight container.
  • STEP 6.Serve as a snack or use it as a topping for chaats and raitas.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the batter is of pouring consistency, neither too thick nor too thin.
  • Maintain the oil temperature while frying to ensure even cooking and crispiness.
  • You can add crushed curry leaves or black pepper powder to the batter for extra flavor.
  • Store the khaara boondi in an airtight container to maintain its crispiness.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the khaara boondi in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Serve it as a standalone snack or use it as a topping for chaats and raitas.
  • Pair it with a hot cup of tea or coffee for a delightful tea-time experience.
Nutrition
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256
calories per serving
7 g Fat13 g Protein35 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    35g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    35g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    27mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    262mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    100mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    191mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp