Application Number :- 142
Applicant Name :- Bikaner Bhujia Udhyog Sangh
Date of Filing :- 28/10/2008
Class :- 30
Goods :- Foodstuff
The Bikaneri Bhujia is a popular crispy snack prepared by using moth beans and besan (gram flour) and spices, originating from Bikaner, a city in the western state of Rajasthan. It is Light yellow in colour and has become not just a characteristic product of Bikaner, but also a generic name. Bikaneri bhujia has been a cottage industry in Bikaner, Rajasthan, and provides employment to around 2.5 million people in villages of the region, especially women. A dough of moth dal besan and spices including chana dal, powdered cellulose (fiber), salt, red chilli, black pepper, cardamom, cloves, groundnut oil, etc. is formed into the snack by pressing it through a sieve and deep frying in vegetable oil.