Thattai (very popular south indian snacks)

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- Rice Flour - 2 cups
- Black Gram Flour - 4 tabs
- Grated Coconut - 6 tabs
- Toor Dal or Gram Dal - 4 - 6 tabs
- Sesame Seeds - 2 tabs
- Coconut Oil - 2 tabs
- Unsalted Butter - 2 tabs
- Crushed Pepper Corn - 4 tabs
- Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp or as you required
- Salt - to taste
- Asafoetida powder - 1 tsp
- Curry leaves - few
- Oil - for deep frying


Step 1

Take a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Put rice flour, black gram flour and salt. Mix well.

Step 3

Now add grated coconut, soaked dal, sesame seeds.

Step 4

Butter, crushed pepper corn, red chilli powder, curry leaves and asafoetida powder.

Step 5

Mix all this well. By sprinkling some water to flour, make soft dough from it but it should not be watery.

Step 6

Now heat a pan and put oil in this for deep frying. Take a thin cleaned cloth or plastic paper.

Step 7

Wipe your fingers with a drop of coconut oil. Take a small lemon size ball of prepared dough.

Step 8

Keep this on the one side of edge of cloth or plastic paper and closed it with other side of edge.

Step 9

Now press this by your hand or a wide base vessel to make small circle.

Step 10

Fry this in hot oil in medium heat till it is cooked well. Remove on kitchen tissues for excess oil. Cool and store in air tight container.


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Very tasty and crispy

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