If you have ever visited garba venue during festival of Navaratri or any consumer fair in Gujarat, you would have noticed a stall selling white dough like stuff in a cup with ice cream spoon. It is known as “Khichu” in Gujarati and actually a dough from which traditional papads are prepared. However, this dough alone is so delicious with groundnut oil that people eat it as a snack.
Khichu can be prepared from various types of flours like rice flour, wheat flour, bajri flour, nachani flour, jowar flour etc. However this recipe uses the rice flour which is slowly added to the mix of green chilli, cumin seeds and sesame seeds in boiling water until thick like soft dough and then cooked with a steam.
Preparation Time: 3 minutes
Cooking Time: 17 minutes
Serves: 4 servings