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What is bikaneri bhujia?
Bikaner is known for this savoury crispy snack. Deep fried bhujia (i.e. vermicelli or sev) is usually made of gram flour but a variety of flours like moong, moath and even mashed potatoes are used to make different kinds of bhujia. A large number of shops all over the country sell Bikaneri bhujia which are as celebrated as the Rasgullas of Bengal. Bikaneri bhujia is spicy - usually black pepper is used to add fire to this preparation. A large quantity of bhujia can be made and stored for several days in air-tight containers.
Bikaneri Bhujia is a popular crispy snack and is prepared by using besan (gram flour) and spices, originating from, Bikaner, a town in the western state of Rajasthan in India. Bikaneri Bhujia is made by making a dough of besan and spices including moth dal, salt, red chilli, pepper, cardamom, cloves, groundnut oil, etc. which is then formed into the snack by pressing it through a sieve and deep frying in vegetable oil.
How to select bikaneri bhujia
• Once can choose from the various brands available in market.
• Ensure to check the manufacturing and expiry dates before buying the packed bikaneri bhujia from market.
• Make sure the packet is sealed tightly and the bhujia is packed in a vaccum sealed packet to prevent them from moisture.
• While making the bikaneri bhujia at home, ensure the quality of besan and spices are fresh and good.
Culinary Uses of bikaneri bhujia
• Bikaneri Bhujia are a delicious snack all by themselves and can be had at any time of the day when one wants to eat some spicy tangy snack.
• It can also be added to various snacks like bhel, chaat etc. to add some extra punch to certain dishes.
• It can also be added to popular Guajarati vegetable preparation, called as sev and tamatar nu shaak.
• It adds a delicious spicy crunch to variety of chaats like dahi samosa, kachoris, sev puris etc.
How to store bikaneri bhujia
• Always store the opened bhujia in an air-tight container to prevent them from turning soggy sue to the presence of moisture.
• Unopened packet can be stored till its date of expriy.
• Never the store the bhujia with other strong flavoured snacks as the taste and smell can combine with each other and ruin the taste of either of the savoury snacks.
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