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Masala Machchi

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For the batter

  • 1 tbsp ginger or garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder or crushed black pepper
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ tsp mango powder
  • ½ tsp ajwain seeds (optional)
  • 100g/4½oz chickpea or gram flour
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 drop orange colour (optional)
  • 120ml/4¼fl oz sparkling water

To fry

  • oil in a wok to deep fry
  • 1 tsp chaat masala

For the cucumber and tomato salad

For the dressing