Churros Video by Tarla Dalal

Churros Video by Tarla Dalal

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Churros are a crunchy snack, prepared by deep-frying stick-shaped pieces of sweetened dough. Churros have a unique, crunchy texture because the plain flour is sweetened with an oily sugar syrup. On deep-frying, this gives the Churros a beautiful texture. When coated with a sweet cinnamon mixture, the Churros become just too heavenly to bite into.


Recipe Description for Churros

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Makes 30 churros
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1 cup plain flour (maida)
2 1/2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp oil
a pinch of salt
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Castor Sugar-cinnamon Mixture
1/4 cup castor sugar
1 tsp cinnamon (dalchini) powder

For Serving
chocolate sauce

  1. Combine 1¼ cups of water, sugar, oil and salt in a saucepan, mix well and bring to boil on a medium flame. This will take approx. 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Switch off the flame, add the plain flour and mix well with the help of a spatula to form a soft dough.
  3. Transfer the mixture onto a plate and keep aside to cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Knead the dough again for 1 to 2 minutes or till it is smooth.
  5. Put the dough in piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe out 50 mm. (2”) sized churros on a flat surface.
  6. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry 10 to 12 churros at a time on a medium flame till golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  7. Add the churros into the castor sugar-cinnamon mixture and toss well till they are evenly coated with the mixture from all the sides.
  8. Serve immediately with chocolate sauce.

Handy tip:

  1. At step 5, use a piping bag made of cloth instead of plastic as plastic bag might tear while piping out churros.

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