450 gm gram flour (besan),
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda,
salt as required,
1 cup mustard oil,
80 ml refined oil,
1 teaspoon red chilli powder,
1 1/2 tablespoon thymol seeds,
water as required,
How to make Gathiya
Step 1: In a large bowl, mix together besan, baking soda, red chilli powder, thymol seeds and salt.
Step 2: Next, add oil in the besan mixture and mix it well. It will make the besan mixture a dough like consistency. Now take a small portion of this mixture and form rough balls with it.
Step 3: With a little water, knead the besan mixture into a dough. Pour a little oil on the besan dough and knead it again for a while. Cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep it aside for 20 to 30 minutes.
Step 4: Next, put a kadahi on high flame and heat oil in it for frying the gathiya.
Step 5: Place the half dough in the gathiya maker and press to make gathiyas in the kadahi. Let them fry in the oil.
Step 6: Put the flame to medium and fry till they light golden.
Step 7: Drain the excess oil. Break these fried long strings into small pieces.
Step 8: Let them cool, and store them in a airtight container. Enjoy!
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