Dry Pasta Jar Snack, Gluten Free Recipe

Children will relish this crunchy treat made by half-boiling gluten free pasta and then deep-frying it before tossing with fragrant mixed herbs or any other seasoning.

Experiment with different pasta shapes and colours, taking care not to over-boil the pasta to prevent breakage while frying.

Herbed Sticks , Caramel Popcorn and Cheese Straws are other jar snacks that kids will enjoy.

Dry Pasta Jar Snack, Gluten Free Recipe

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Dry Pasta Jar Snack, Gluten Free Recipe recipe - How to make Dry Pasta Jar Snack, Gluten Free Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup approx.
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1 tsp oil
salt to taste
1 cup gluten free pasta (readily available)
1 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
oil for deep-frying

  1. Boil a vesselful of water in a broad non-stick pan, add the oil, salt and pasta in it and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the pasta is 50% cooked, while stirring twice in between to avoid the pasta from sticking to the pan. Drain and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the mixed herbs, pepper powder and a little salt in a small bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick kadhai and deep-fry the pasta, a few at a time, till they are crisp and brown in colour from all the sides.
  4. Drain on an absorbent paper, sprinkle the herb-pepper masala on it and toss well.
  5. Cool completely and store in an air-tight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy55 cal
Protein0.4 g
Carbohydrates4.3 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg


Dry Pasta Jar Snack, Gluten Free Recipe
 on 10 May 20 09:24 AM

Hi does the pasta have to be gluten free? Please advise thank you.
Tarla Dalal
11 May 20 01:24 AM
   HI, you can use the regular one as well.
Dry Pasta Jar Snack, Gluten Free Recipe
 on 03 Apr 17 02:49 PM

This pasta dry snack is just so great in taste, I made this for a party and it was over within minutes and also m guest asked me for this recipe.
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 on 25 Jun 16 02:02 PM

Bhehaad khubsurat snacks chothoo ke liye*****
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 on 21 Jun 16 08:46 AM

This recipe is great to serve for cocktail parties, it is a very unusual recipe and can also be stored in a jar and eaten when hungry. The dried herbs taste great.