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Seedai Recipe

Seedai is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - Rice flour
  • 2 tbsp - Urad Dal
  • 1/2 cup - coconut, grated
  • 1 tsp - sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 3 pinch - Asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp - butter, softened
  • Oil to deep fry
  • How to Make Seedai:

    1. For Flour: Wash and drain basmati rice.
    2. Spread on a large absorbent cloth, till its almost dry.
    3. Grind in a mixie to a fine powder.
    4. Roast gram dal with a tsp of ghee, stirring over low flame, till light pink in colour.
    5. Grind to a fine powder in a small dry electric mixie.
    6. To proceed:
    7. Measure the flours and mix coconut, cumin, butter, asafoetida, salt, sesame.
    8. Add water carefully, making a stiff dough.
    9. Mould dough into smooth small balls.
    10. Dry them over an absorbent cloth, till quite hard.
    11. Deep fry in hot oil over low flame, few at a time, till crisp and golden.
    12. Drain on an absorbent kitchen paper.
    13. Cool completely before storing in airtight container.


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