Thursday, September 17, 2009

Nippattu / Thattai

Ingredients :

Raw rice - 4 cups

Black gram - ½ cup
Asafoetida powder - 2 tbsp
Roasted and broken groundnut - 1 cup
Chilly powder - 1½ tbsp
Gram - 2 tbsp
Salt - As reqd
Butter - 100 gm
Oil for frying

Preparation method :

1)Wash and clean the rice well. Leave it to dry.

2)Once it has dried completely, powder it nicely.
3)Fry the black gram till they become orange and powder it. Keep it aside.
4)Allow the gram soak in water for one hour.
5)Mix together the rice flour, black gram flour, soaked gram, groundnut, chilly powder, asafoetida powder, salt and butter.
6)Heat oil in a kadai or a pan.
7)Take a small sized ball of the dough, flatten it and make it into a circular shape.
8)Drop it gently into the hot oil and fry till golden brown.
9)Keep flipping the sides till the thattai is done.