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Malabar Pakoda

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Ribbon Pakoda is a delicious South Indian variation of the Murukku. Crispy and crunchy, they are an anytime snack. Malabar Pakoda is a variation of the original and is equally tasty plus easy to make.

Ribbon Pakoda

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  • Raw Boiled Rice – 2 cups
  • Red Chillies – 6
  • Fried Gram Flour – 1/4 cup
  • Bengal Gram Flour – 1/2 cup
  • Oil – To Deep Fry
  • Salt to Taste


  • Wash the rice and soak them in water for 3 hours.
  • Soak the red chillies in water for sometime.
  • Drain the excess water from rice and add the red chillies and salt to it.
  • Blend them together in a mixer and grind them to a thick paste.
  • Transfer this mixture to a bowl, add fried gram flour, bengal gram flour and knead them together.
  • Heat a kadai under medium flame.
  • Take some of the dough and pass it through a ribbon pakoda maker onto the hot oil.
  • Deep fry until golden brown.
  • Remove from oil and drain the excess oil in a kitchen tissue.
  • When the heat is reduced, transfer them to an air tight container jar.
Sunita Karthik
Sunita Karthik
Sunitha Karthik is a food lover who loves experiment with food. She worked in BPO industry for several years before deciding to settle down with family. She is a self-taught cook who has learnt to cook by experimenting with ingredients and watching various cooking shows. Mother of two kids and supporting her husband's business, she still finds time to cook up a storm in the kitchen.

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