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What is ganthia?

Ganthia is a popular tea-time snack made of flavouredand deep-fried besan strips. The crunchy Gujarati snack tastes best with deep-fried chillies, pickles and tea. It can also be used as an ingredient in chivdas and mixtures. Ganthiais also used to makesubziin Gujarati homes. Ganthia is made by combining besan, salt, soda bi-carb, carom seeds, water, etc. into a smooth dough, which is then pressedinto a sev maker and deep-fried in oil. It can be made spicier by adding more of spices and chillies or kept bland, as per your choice.

Culinary uses of Ganthia

Ganthia is served as it is along with tea and pickles as a tea-time snack.
It is also used to make traditional Gujarati subzi.
It can also be added to chivdas and mixtures or bhels.

How to Store Ganthia
Store the ganthia in an air-tight container in a cool and dry place.

Health Benefits of Ganthia
Ganthiais a protein-rich snack as it is made of besan.
Since it is a deep-fried snack, health-conscious people should be careful of the portion size.

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