Crispy Pasta Snack ( Tiffin Treats)

Crispy Pasta Snack ( Tiffin Treats)

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A completely unique snack, prepared somewhat like crispy noodles, which is used as a garnish in Oriental recipes. To prepare the Crispy Pasta Snack, pasta is cooked and dried completely. Then, it is deep-fried and tossed with aromatic and flavourful seasonings such as mixed herbs. Allow this to cool completely and store in an air-tight jar. You can send this delightful snack to school anytime you wish, but just make sure you pack it in an air-tight tiffin box so that it remains crisp and crunchy. Also pack Bread Pizza ( Tiffin Treats) in another tiffin for a perfect short break combo.

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Crispy Pasta Snack ( Tiffin Treats) recipe - How to make Crispy Pasta Snack ( Tiffin Treats)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup (1 cup )
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1 cup whole wheat (gehun)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
oil for deep-frying
  1. Combine enough water, oil and salt in a broad non-stick pan, and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the fusilli, mix it well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the fusilli is 50% cooked, while stirring occasionally. Drain well and refresh using enough cold water.
  3. Place a muslin cloth on a clean, dry surface, spread the cooked pasta over it, and keep aside to dry for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, combine the mixed herbs, pepper powder and salt in a small bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry half the pasta, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  6. Repeat step 5 to make the remaining crispy pastas in one more batch.
  7. Sprinkle the mixed herbs-pepper mixture immediately on the fried pasta and toss well.

How to pack

    How to pack
  1. Allow them to cool completely, and pack in an air-tight tiffin box.

Nutrient values per cup
Energy758 cal
Protein21.2 g
Carbohydrates128.2 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat17.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A250.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.8 mg
Vitamin B20.3 mg
Vitamin B39.9 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid65.9 mcg
Calcium73.8 mg
Iron9.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium30.8 mg
Potassium511.2 mg
Zinc4.9 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Tiffin Treats for KidsBuy this cookbook

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