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How To Make Fuchka

Updated: Sep 28, 2020

Everyone loves and craves this awesome snack, Fuchka. You can easily make this with what you have at home.



1 cup unroasted semolina

¼ cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup water


50-gram tamarind pulp

3 cups of water

1 tsp salt

½ tsp black salt

1 ½ tbsp ground roasted coriander

1 tbsp ground roasted red chili

1 ½ tsp ground roasted cumin

3 tbsp sugar

1 tsp lime juice


3 cups white peas

2 medium potatoes

2 tbsp chopped red onion

4-5 freshly chopped green chili

1 tsp ground roasted coriander

1 tsp ground roasted cumin

1 tsp ground roasted red chili

2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander

½ tsp salt to taste

½ tsp lime juice


1. Mix semolina with ap flour very well using your hand

2. Gradually add water as you mix and knead while allowing the semolina to absorb the water

3. Once the dough has reached an elastic-like texture, cover it up with a moist cloth and let it rest for 10 minutes and make sure your dough is not too soft nor hard

4. Knead the dough again before cutting the dough in half and roll it out thinly flat using a rolling pin

5. Cut out into small round pieces using a cooking cutter

6. Deep dry and gently tap as it puffs up and lights golden in color

7. For the sauce, pour in tamarind pulp along with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil

8. Strain out the tamarind sauce into a clean bowl, add 1 cup of water, salt, black salt, coriander, red chili, cumin, sugar, and lime

9. Mix the tamarind sauce and set aside

10. In a new bowl, add boiled white peas, boiled potatoes, red onion, green chili, ground coriander, cumin, red chili, fresh coriander, salt to taste, and lime juice along with a 2 tbsp of tamarind sauce

11. Ready to assemble your very own fuchka and enjoy!

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