Fara Steamed Dumplings | How to make Fara Steamed Dumplings

By Shweta Lal  |  30th Aug 2018  |  
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About Fara Steamed Dumplings Recipe

Fara is one of the most common snack in Chhattisgarh. It is made up of rice and rice flour which is also one of the best way to use the leftover rice.

Fara Steamed Dumplings

Ingredients to make Fara Steamed Dumplings

  • For rice sticks:
  • 1) 2 cup leftover cooked rice
  • 2) 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 3) 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 4) to taste salt
  • For seasoning
  • 1) 3 dried whole red chilies
  • 2) 1 spring curry leaves
  • 3) 2 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 4) 1 tablespoon oil
  • 5) as needed Chopped fresh coriander leaves, for garnish
  • 6) 1 Chopped tomato
  • 7)1 Chopped onion

How to make Fara Steamed Dumplings

  2. 1) Add salt and sesame seeds to the cooked rice and mix well.
  3. 2) Gradually add rice flour to the rice and start kneading into a soft dough. remember to add only a small amount of flour at a time and knead the rice into a dough that is soft enough to shape into stiff enough to retain that shape.
  4. 3) Do not add water while making the dough. The moisture from the rice should allow the dough to be formed.
  5. 4) Dust your palms with a little bit of flour and take a small piece of dough at a time and shape into sticks.
  6. 5) Do not make the fara sticks too thin or too thicks. Make them a quarter of an inch thick and more than three inches long.
  8. 1) Heat oil in a pan.
  9. 2) Add sesame seeds and let them crackle.
  10. 3) Add dry whole red chilies and curry leaves.
  11. 4) Add chopped onion and tomato and cooked for 2 min.
  12. 5) Add fara sticks and coat the sticks.
  13. 6) Sprinkle a quarter cup of water and cover the pan.
  14. 7) Reduce the heat to low and let simmer for five minutes.
  15. 8) Open the cover and dry roast it in the pan itself for five to ten minutes, occasionally tossing the fara sticks from side to side.
  16. 9) Once done add chopped fresh coriander and serve with chutney or sauce.

Reviews for Fara Steamed Dumplings (1)

Payal Singha year ago

I will surely try this.