Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio)

Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Fried Chinese bread stick also known as Chinese cruller,(YOUTIAO /CAKIO). etc. is a salted long strip fried till golden brown. Youtiao is extremely versatile, eaten at morning breakfast accompanied with coffee and rice porridge or used to dip in any sauce or soups.
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Prep Time2 hours
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time2 hours 5 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Chinese
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 1

Ingredients
 

  • 100 gm All Purpose Flour
  • 5 gm Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 tbsp Oil
  • 60 ml Water
  • Oil for frying
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Instructions
 

  • Mix all the dry ingredients well. Add oil and water and knead well for 5minutes till shiny and smooth. Cover the dough and rest it for 2hours.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Sprinkle flour on a dusting board and roll out into thin flat dough about 3 to 4mm.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Cut the dough into 1inch wide and 6 inch long strip.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Dip a wooden or metal skewer in water and dab in the center of the dough strip.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Place another strip on top of the dabbed strip.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Press the skewer on the top of the second strip. This will help the strip stick together and remain fused during frying.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Heat oil in a wok and fry bread stick constantly flipping till it puffs evenly.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Fry one at a time and serve hot with soup or rice porridge.
    Chinese Bread Stick (Youtiao /Cakio) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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