Crispy Churros

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My love affair with churros started a few months ago, when i learnt its recipe from a TLC cookery show.. :) i made a small batch for testing and they turned out so good..that i couldn't resist myself from making more churros..
Churros are simple fritters which look like a fat french fry.. :P
They are the Spanish equivalent of doughnuts, sold at cafes and at street vendor's carts.
In India a similar version of churro is popularly known as *Shakar pare* which means sugary bites.
A churro isn't a churro without a cinnamon sugar shower.. :D
serve them warm with chocolate sauce or honey or whipped cream..
I hope you like it.. :)

Step 1: Ingredients

  • All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Powdered white sugar - 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp
  • cinnamon powder - 1 tsp
  • vegetable oil - 2 tbsp + more for deep frying
  • salt - 1/2 tsp
you also need a piping bag with large star nozzle and a pair of scissors.

Step 2: Prepare the Dough

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 tbsp sugar, salt and 2 tbsp vegetable oil. Bring to a boil.
  2. remove from heat.
  3. stir in the flour until a smooth dough is formed. make sure there are no lumps.
  4. fill the dough in piping bag.

Step 3: Deep Frying

  1. Heat oil in a deep skillet.
  2. pipe strips of dough into hot oil from the pastry bag.
  3. Fry until golden and drain on paper towels.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon powder.
  5. Roll drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.
Ta da..!! crispy yummy churros are ready.. :D


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