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Chili Bites From Scratch

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These spicy Chili bites from scratch will soon be a favorite!


  • 1½ cups Channa flour
  • ½ cup self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 large potato, coarsely grated
  • 1 large onion, coarsely grated
  • 2 handfuls of finely chopped lettuce.
  • Roughly 1 cup of water, you might require more or less.
Chili Bites


  1. In a bowl, sift together the channa flour, self-raising flour, baking powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and salt.
  2. Stir in the chili flakes, potato, onion, and lettuce.
  3. Add the water a little at a time, until you have a nice thick paste.
  4. Place a spoonful of the mixtures into hot oil and deep fry until golden brown.
  5. Drain on paper towels.

Prepared, tried, and tested by Bobby Swanson

an image of fried Chili Bites, it's crisp on the outside and soft on the inside
Chili Bites

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