How to Make Traditional Nepali Furandana

Total Time: 30 minutes
Serving size: 8-10 servings

Furandana or Furundan is a traditional Nepali snack made from fried puffed beaten rice. It is usually served during special occasions such as Dashain and Tihar, and it is considered a pure vegetarian snack. In this recipe, we will show you how to make authentic furandana in just 30 minutes! This spicy treat is filled with protein-rich ingredients like chickpeas, mung beans and peanuts, making it the perfect snack for any time of day. So gather your ingredients, and let's get started!
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- 1/2 cup vegetable oil- 1/2 cup rice flakes- 1 teaspoon salt- 2 cups canned fried potato (finely chopped into stripes)- 2 cups bhujiya- 1 cup fried split chickpeas- 1 cup fried yellow moong beans- 1 cup fried peanuts- 8 dried red chillies- 1/2 cup garlic finely chopped into stripes- 1/2 cup golden raisins- Black salt -1 teaspoon- Red chili powder-1 teaspoon- Oil-1 liter- Beaten rice (cheura)-1 lb.


1. Turn on the stove and heat a pan.2. Place a paper towel in a large bowl, then add all of the oil to the pan.3. Fry the whole red chillies until they turn brown, taking them out with a sifter and placing them in the bowl.4. Fry ginger in the same pan until it turns golden brown, then take it out and place it in the bowl as well.5. Fry raisins until they puff up, then take them out and keep them in the bowl too.6. Fry potatoes until they turn golden brown, taking them out when done and keeping them in the bowl as well.7. Take small amounts of beaten rice and fry it in the same pan of oil. As soon as you add beaten rice, it will puff up. Take it out and keep it in a bowl when done.8. Spread a large shawl-type piece of cloth, then pour all of the fried ingredients in it.9. Add regular salt, black salt, and red chilli powder to the cloth.10. Add potato sticks, chickpeas, mung beans and peanuts to the mix as well.11. Hold both ends of the shawl and mix everything together until fully combined.12 Furandana is now ready! Enjoy with tea or coffee or serve as an appetizer at gatherings or festivals.
This traditional Nepali snack is a protein-packed treat that can be enjoyed for any occasion! It only takes 30 minutes to make, so you can whip up a batch of furandana any time you need an energy boost or want to impress your friends and family with an authentic Nepali dish.


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