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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Churros


We have something similar to the Mexican Churros, known as Kaamaranga or   as I later found out through a reader Balakshaam . Similar in making , but once the pastry is fried they are soaked in a sugar syrup so they don't  have that lovely crispy texture as Churros.
My boys love Churros but its a bit hard to pipe them out , I always end up bursting the piping bag.  So  the last time I made them , I piped them on a  baking paper, then removed and dropped them into the hot oil.

I found this Churros recipe by Chef Rick Bayless  , its a pretty straight forward recipe and delicious. So I will cut the chit chat and get on with the recipe.

Recipe : Churros ( Rick Bayless Recipe )

1 cup water
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp  oil
pinch salt
1 cup plain flour

2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp freshly ground cinnamon

Fill a sauce pan with water  ,bring  to a boil along with  sugar and oil and pinch of salt.

Add the cup of flour all at once, Switch off heat, and  stir  with a wooden spoon as fast and vigorously as you can  till the dough comes away from the sides of the pan. Let it cool

Once  cool,  spoon it into a piping bag with a large star nozzle. Pipe  on a piece of baking paper , 2-3 inch strips each.

Heat up a pan of oil for deep frying,  gently drop the piped Churros into the hot oil and deep fry in batches till dark golden brown.

Place the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl, toss the warm Churros in the cinnamon sugar to coat and remove. Serve with chocolate sauce or hot chocolate.

Linking this over to IHCC for this month's potluck..... click here to check out the other recipes as well.

16 comments:

  1. Looking at the churros, I am wondering why I haven't made this till now... looks absolutely tempting!

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  2. I have to admit, I've never tried churros or something similar. Could you please send a sample to Germany? They look very delicious

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  3. Fried stuff is always delicious and irresistible. Your churros look very inviting, Nammi.

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  4. Looks great and am sure it tastes as great as well

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  5. The churros are making me hungry ♥

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  6. Oh my! I have churros in my to-do list since Ramadan and not got to it yet! Yours looks perfect and I would just dip in a jar of nutella! :-P

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  7. You don't know what wonderful it makes me feel looking at your churros. It reminds me of the most spectacular encounter sharing a plate of churros with people I just met at a restaurant in Galway a few days ago. Food is a universal language.

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  8. Oh yes. This recipe is right up my alley. I love that it can be made with all pantry ingredients. Pass the plate to me:) they look delicious!

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  9. I love churros...they look so good Nammi!
    Have a wonderful week :)

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  11. Ciao sono Elisa del blog http://ideedililli.blogspot.it/. Ti ho trovato grazie al premio Liebster Award ....Questi churros sembrano buonissimi!!..mi ricordano la mia vacanza a Madrid...divento subito una tua lettrice, al prossimo post! =)

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  12. I had churros once and loved them. It is nice to know I could make them myself, they're not easy to find here.

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