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Saturday, October 08, 2011


Very tasty,traditional and popular teatime snack of Tamil Nadu.Made with rice flour and very easy to do.This serves 4 nos and U can get atleast 10 thattais with this measurement given.Try at home and enjoy!.BonAppetit!.

Thattai- Spicy Rice flour Snack


    1 Cup rice flour- dry roasted little
    2 tsp gram dhal- soaked for 15 mins
    1/2 tsp red chilli powder
    2 tsp ghee
    1/4 tsp asafoetida
    1/2 tsp cumin seeds
    2 tsp white sesame seeds
    1/4 tsp salt
    250 ml refined oil for deep-frying


    1.Mix all the ingredients except refined oil and knead this mixture for 10 mins into a fine dough.
    2.Shape this dough into lemon sized balls.
    3.Take a polythene paper,put one ball and cover with another polythene paper and spread the dough to a small round shaped puri-like Thattais with hand.
    4.Deep fry these thattais in oil till golden brown and crisp on both sides.
    5.Serve this Thattai hot as a tea-time snack.(Can store them for weeks in an airtight container).


KrithisKitchen said...

Wow.. you post so frequently!! good one
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La @ FoodSlice said...

when do you get time to cook all these :)
my favourite snack too..

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot for dropping in.
@ La - Many are my old recipes(15 to 2 yrs old) dear.I tried 50 + new recipes this year.
@ Krithi - I need to get my list of (snacks and sweets) recipes published before Diwali Dear.No need to drop-in each time U visit.

Saru Singhal said...

Yummy:) :) :)

Priya dharshini said...

Glad to see ur blog..Thattai luks super yum.. :)

Sangeetha M said...

wow...u made it perfectly..thattai came out really good and looks crispy n yummy...i have tried this 5 times, but failure i am not able to get crispy n flat thattais..let me try yours again :)

Pushpa said...

Thattais look crispy and delicious.

Torviewtoronto said...

yummy looking thattai

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Crispy and crunchy thattais...perfectly done

Mahi said...

Thattai looks perfect and yummm!

priya ravi said...

thattai looks so crispy and yummy