Water - 1 cup,
Peanut Oil - 1 cup,
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp,
Salt - 1/2 tsp,
White/black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp,
Papad khar / kharo (sodium bicarbonate) - 1 tsp,
Carom seeds - 1 tsp,
Gram flour - 3-4 cup.
In a bowl add oil and keep aside.
In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, carom seeds and white pepper powder. Mix well and keep aside.
In a sauce pan, add water, asafoetida and salt. Give it a boil.
Now add papad kharo and give it another boil.
Now take gathiya maker machine and grease all the parts properly.
Now fill gathiya maker machine with prepared dough. Close the lid.
Press in hot oil and form large circle. Do not make too many layers, one or two layers are good enough. Fry in a medium flame from both the sides till bubble disappears.
Take it out in a paper towel using a tong.
Amount of flour may depends on quality of flour.
Papad kharo can be replaced with cooking soda, but than skip water boiling process.