Mexican Churros By Dr. Nilanjana Bhattacharyya

Rev up your morning with these crunchy treats which are super easy to make and add the right dose of sweetness to your life!

 

Dr. Nilanjana Bhattacharyya — A dental surgeon by profession and a food blogger by passion. A big foodie and a home chef who loves to experiment. Mom to a hyperactive son.
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Prep time – 10 minutes
Cooking time – 20 minutes
 Ingredients
 1. 1 cup water
 2. 1/4th cup unsalted butter
 3. 1 tbs granulated sugar + 1/2 cup for coating
 4. 1 cup all purpose flour
 5. 1 large egg
 6. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
 7. Oil for frying
 8. 3/4th tsp ground cinnamon

 

  Method
 1. Heat 1 1/2 inches of oil in a deep skillet keeping it on medium heat . While the oil is heating prepare the batter.
  2. Add water, sugar and butter in a saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat.
  3. Add flour, reduce the heat to medium low and mix it well with a rubber spatula till the batter leaves side.
  4. Cool the batter for 5 minutes and then add the egg and vanilla extract. Blend immediately to a smooth texture.
  5. Now transfer the batter to a piping bag with an attached star tip.
  6. Carefully pipe the mixture into preheated oil and fry well on both sides till it turns golden brown.
  7. Transfer into a paper towel to soak excess oil and then immediately coat with a mixture of granulated sugar and cinnamon.
  8. And your churros are ready.. relish them with a chocolate dip or simply munch them on.

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