Rice Crunchers


1 cup rice flakes
1/4th cup all gram flour
1 cup water
Salt to taste
1/4th cup cornflour
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp mixed herbs
Oil for frying


1. Grind rice flakes in a grinder to a fine powder. Take it out in a bowl and add to it all gram flour. Mix them very well.
2. In a pan take water. Add to it salt and let it boil.
3. As soon as it starts boiling, switch off the flame and add the mixed flours slowly in the solution. Keep stirring it to avoid formation of lumps.
4. Cover it with a lid for 5-10 mins.
5. Transfer it to a plate. Spread it roughly in a plate to cool faster. Next add to it cornflour. Mix it very well and form a smooth and soft dough.
6. Now pinch a small ball from the dough and form long yet thick sticks from it. Prepare all the crunchers in this manner.
7. Heat oil. Fry all the crunchers in medium flame so that they are well cooked from within. Fry till they turn golden brown in color. Take them out in a bowl.
8. In a small bowl, mix garam masala, red chilli powder and mixed herbs.
9. When all the crunchers are ready, sprinkle the spices and mix them very well with the fried crunchers. 
10. The rice crunchers are ready to munch. You can serve them with tea or coffee. This can also be stored in an air tight container for 2 weeks.