Thattai Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated on | Diwali, Janmashtami, Snacks | 4 Comments

Thattai is a very popular South Indian crispy and deep fried snack. A delicious anytime snack, there are many variations of this available and is often made during festive/special occasions.
Raw Rice – 500 gms
Urad Dal – 50 gms
Roasted Gram – 1 tsp, powdered
Bengal Gram Dal – 1 tblsp
Salt – 1 tblsp
Black Pepper Powder – 1 tblsp
Asafoetida Powder – 1 1/2 tsp
Butter – 1 tblsp
Oil – 500 ml
Curry Leaves – few

1. Wash and soak the rice for 30 minutes.
2. Drain and spread it out on a cloth under the shade to dry.
3. Then grind to a smooth powder.
4. Sieve the flour and dry roast till all the moisture evaporates.
5. Dry roast the urad dal till golden and grind to a powder.
6. Soak the bengal gram dal for 30 minutes.
7. For 2 parts of rice flour, add 1/4 part of urad flour.
8. Combine them in a bowl.
9. Add roasted gram flour, drained bengal gram, salt, butter and mix well.
10. Gradually add enough water and mix well to a thick, pliable dough.
11. Add curry leaves and mix again.
12. Make small-medium size balls of the dough and flatten them.
13. Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
14. Fry the prepared thattais till light golden brown.
15. Drain excess oil and store in an airtight container.

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4 thoughts on “Thattai

  1. visalam said on October 25, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    I like the thattai receipe. I don’t know hose to make. will try now with this receipe. thanks. I also would like to have the receipe of MURUKU ( HAND MADE) I know how to make with hand but I am not getting the crispy muruku which we get in kerala

  2. Rajagopalan.T.S said on September 10, 2015 at 3:26 pm

    Thank You. Very easy to follow directions.

  3. Annapurnasubramanian said on September 4, 2015 at 6:28 pm

    Thank you for the well explained “Thattai”receipe,I am already started the preparation for Thattai neivedhyam for Sri Krishna Janmashtami tomorrow.

  4. M.R. KUMAR said on September 4, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    Thanks a lot
    very useful krishna Jayanthi recipes !

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