Sooji (Semolina) Swirls

As Diwali is approaching and I am on full swing of preparing snacks, sweets for friends and family and I am sure you all must be doing the same.

Today I have tried these swirls which turn out to be crispy, crunchy and light to eat. Without making lengthy I will quickly share the recipe and ingredients of these swirls..


  • 2 cups Sooji (Semolina)
  • 4 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
  • salt to taste
  • water for kneading the dough
  • oil for frying
  • 1 fork


  1. Take a bowl and add sooji (semolina), oil , kasuri methi, salt and knead the dough.IMG_4991
  2. Now sprinkle some water on the dough keep the dough aside for 15 minutes
  3. Now again knead the dough for 5 minutes or until it becomes soft
  4. Divide the dough into 4 equal parts
  5. Now take 1 part and roll the dough in round shape just like you roll for chapati, not too thick or too thinIMG_4992
  6. Now cut the strips on the roll vertically and horizontally and small squares will come out after the cuttingIMG_4993
  7. Now a take a fork and 1 square piece of dough, stick  the piece  on the back side of the fork press it lightly ( If you guys face problem while doing so please let me know will share the photo or video.)
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  9. Now fold it slowly so it will become curls or swirls jus like in the picture
  10. IMG_4998
  11. Repeat the process for all the square pieces of dough


  12. Heat oil in a fry pan
  13. Fry these swirls until golden brown.

Do try making them at home this Diwali and share your experiences, would love to hear from you.

Happy Diwali guys..!!! 🙂




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