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Tum Tum

Tum Tum is delicious, spicy ,crunchy on the outside, soft inside deep fried tea time snack , popular in Nadiad district of Gujrat.
Course Snack, Tea Time
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 50 gms urad daal flour
  • 200 gms besan
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 21/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 3 tbsp sugar powder
  • 2 tbsp pinch citric acid + 1water
  • 2-21/2 tbsp oil
  • tsp Salt to taste 11/2approximately
  • Oil to fry


  • Sieve both the flours.
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder , sugar and salt .
  • Mix well and add citric acid solution and oil . Mix well .
  • Now adding water bind the dough like paratha dough . The dough will be sticky so you can grease your hands.
  • Now dissolve 1/4 tsp cooking soda with 1 tsp water and add to the binded dough .
  • Reknead the dough .
  • Grease the dough .
  • Cover and keep aside for 10-15 minutes .
  • Pinch out a ball from the dough , sprinkle some water and knead the dough again till it becomes soft and smooth. The dough should resemble the roti dough .
  • Now using a star mesh place it over the hot oil , rub in the dough over it .
  • Remove the mesh and fry the Tum Tum . Remember the flame has to be low while you are using the mesh .
  • Increase to medium after removing the mesh .
  • In case you do not have the big mesh , use the sev press machine with a Star mesh and proceed in the similar manner .


Tum Tum - Nadiad Special
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