Archive for July 13th, 2010


A time-pass snack, generally munched by the kids and youngsters whilst on their hobbies, like reading, playing games on the computer, playing board games, etc. It also goes very well with the evenimg tea. Most of the grains such as whole black chana(bengal gram), chouli(cow pea), moong and other types of beans .can be used for this preparation.


any one of the grain-1/4kg,

salt solution(made with 1 tbsp of salt and 3 tbsp of water) and

oil for frying.


Wash and soak the grain for 8 hrs.

Strain water.

Put it on a cloth, close the ends, tie it with a thread and hang it at a convenient place. Leave it for 2 days. 

A sprout maker can also be used for sprouting the grain.

Remove the unsprouted grains(it may burst while frying) from the sprouted ones.

Deep fry it till it gets crispy.

Sprinkle little salt solution on the frying grains and wait till the foam subsides.

Remove the fried grains using a perforated laddle to drain the excess oil.

Spread it on a tissue paper to remove the balance retained excess oil.


Little chilly powder can be sprinkled over the grains to give it a spicy kick.

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