Thattai is a popular savory snack in Tamil Nadu. It is prepared at festival times and can also be enjoyed as a teatime snack. These crispy snacks can be stored for a week. Thattai along with a cup of hot tea or coffee makes a perfect snack for the evening.
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- 1 cup Rice Flour
- 2 tbsp Gram Flour
- 2 tbsp All-purpose Flour maida
- 1/4 cup Fried Gram
- 1/4 cup Peanuts roasted and cleaned
- 1 tbsp Red Chili powder
- 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
- 2 tbsp Ghee
- A pinch Asafetida
- Oil for deep frying
- Salt to taste
- Water as required
How to cook the recipe
- Add roasted and cleaned peanuts and fried gram, grind them to a coarse powder and keep them aside.
- Take a bowl add rice flour, gram flour, all-purpose flour (maida), red chili powder, cumin seeds, a little bit of asafetida powder and salt to taste.
- Mix all the ingredients, add coarse powder of peanuts and fried gram into the mixture.
- Mix well and keep the mixture aside.
- Take a small pan and add ghee into it, When the ghee is hot enough, add the ghee into the bowl that contains the thattai mixture.
- Mix the mixture with the help of a spoon.
- When the ghee is not hot anymore, mix it with your hand, add little by little water and make a very thick dough.
- Take a small portion of dough and make small balls of lemon size.
- To flatten the dough and make it look like a thattai, use a plastic cover and grease it with cooking oil.
- Place the dough on the plastic cover. Keep pressing and flatten it to look like a thattai shape.
- Using a small bowl, you can get a perfectly circular shape thattai.
- Take another pan and add oil for deep frying on a medium flame.
- When the oil is hot enough, carefully remove the thattai dough from plastic cover and drop it into the cooking oil.
- Fry and flip them till they become golden brown in color on both sides
- Your thattai is ready.